8.1 LEARNING OBJECTIVES
In this chapter, how to conduct the analysis of the data collected in chapter 7 will be discussed, and how to make statistical inferences about the population based random samples. First, the basic idea behind inferential analysis will be discussed, and then the steps in conducting inferential analysis. Along the way some key terms that are necessary for our understanding and appreciation of statistical analysis will be discussed. After reviewing this chapter readers should be able to:
• Understand the difference between descriptive statistic and inferential statistics
• Understand ...