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(Contributor Post) A Primer on Statistical Significance — Grade Comparison, Fertilizer Selection, Dice Rolling and Tire Lifespan Evaluation and More!

By Scott Hartshorn | Probability

Statistical significance — in a nutshell — is a way of determining if an outcome occurred by random chance, or if there was something else that caused that outcome. For example, let’s say that a school had two teachers, each with approximately $30$ students in their class. Both classes take a standardized test, and it turns […]

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