# Penny Pinching: Statistical Treatment of Data

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Experiment 1 PENNY PINCHING: STATISTICAL TREATMENT OF DATA Objective Interpretation is one of the important steps for a chemical analysis. Upon receiving raw data, anyone whether scientists or non-scientists can give some thoughts about the results, such as the similarity or difference between the values or the connection between measurements. Scientists are believed to give a better interpretation as they are able to recognize a significant difference between raw data and final results. These results, which are mainly based on the mean values, average values, and standard deviations, however, can still be biased and misinterpreted without using appropriate statistical tools, such as the Q test and the Student’s t test. The Q test…show more content…
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