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Scale Reliability

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Online Simulation: Detemining Differences

This site has a series of Java animations to illustrate basic statistical concepts such as those related to determining differences.

Example activity:
The F distribution: change the population distribution and see if the central limit theory holds for the ANOVA.

t test; ANOVA; t distribution; F distribution

Author: John H. Krantz
Hanover College

Posted: Wednesday, July 14, 2010