This book is meant to be a supplement to a more detailed statistics textbook, such as that recommended for a statistics course in the social sciences. Also, as a reference book to refresh your memory about statistical concepts.The concept of standard error is one that many students of statistics find confusing when they first encounter it. ... A standard error is, in effect, the standard deviation of the sampling distribution of some statistic (e.g., the mean, the difference between two means, the correlation ... The second answer is that the standard error is the denominator in the formulas used to calculate many inferential statistics.
|Title||:||Statistics in Plain English|
|Author||:||Timothy C. Urdan|
|Publisher||:||Psychology Press - 2005|