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Statistical Tool | Use/s | Level of Measurement | Formula | 1. Z – test | to determine whether two population means are different when the variances are known and the sample size is large.

Source: http://www.investopedia.com/terms/z/z-test.asp#ixzz2LEqfeJnN | IV – NominalDV – Interval | | 2. T – test | to compare the means when the population mean is known but the population variance is unknown.Also when the population standard deviation is unknown but the sample standard deviation can be computed.Source:Basic Statistics Book | OrdinalInterval | | 3. F – test | used when comparing statistical models that have been fitted to a data set, in order to identify the model that best fits the population from which the data were sampled.Source:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/F-test | Ordinal Interval | | 4. Spearman rank | measures the strength of association between two ranked variablesSource:https://statistics.laerd.com/statistical-guides/spearmans-rank-order-correlation-statistical-guide.php | NominalOrdinal | | 5. Pearson R | used in the sciences as a measure of the strength of linear dependence between two variables.Source:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pearson_product-moment_correlation_coefficient | Interval | | 6. Chi – square | to test the difference between an actual sample and another hypothetical or previously established distribution such as that which may be expected due to chance or probabilitycan also be used to test differences between two or more actual samplesSource:http://www.okstate.edu/ag/agedcm4h/academic/aged5980a/5980/newpage28.htm | NominalOrdinal | | 7. Anova | useful in comparing two, three, or more meansheavily used in the analysis of experimental data | IV – Nominal DV – Interval/Ratio |...

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