Data Statistics in Science

by Anthony Carpi, Ph.D., Anne Egger, Ph.D.


1. Inferential statistics

2. If a scientific conclusion is shown to be "statistically significant," it means that

3. The concept of randomization is best described as

4. Descriptive statistics

5. Statistics provide a measure of proof of whether something is true.

6. What are three concepts that Ronald Fisher introduced into research design?

7. Statistics in scientific research relate to uncertainty in which of the following ways?

Statistics may be defined as a body of methods for making wise decisions in the face of uncertainty.
- W. A. Wallis, 1912-1998
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