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8th Edition

Frederick J Gravetter + 1 other

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781133956570

Chapter 1.2, Problem 3LC

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Statistical techniques are classified into two general categories. What are the two categories called, and what is the general purpose for the techniques in each category?

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