thebillsfan

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Chi square
Student t
Random vs systematic errors
Propagation of errors

Are all these really possibilities to be tested? If so, to what extent would we need to know about each of them?
 

Mattabet

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I'd classify this kind of thing under 'low yield'. You might see it if you take 10 tests, but probability for it's own sake is rare.

You should know what these things are, but unless you're clear on everything else the MCAT tests, I wouldn't waste more time on stats problems. Oftentimes if you see these concepts, it's going to be in conjunction with other, normal science stuff in a passage.
 

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TBH, I've never seen or heard of statistical tests and methods showing up directly on the MCAT. I still am not sure why those are on the list, but maybe they have plans for the future! :O
 
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Which topic list? I never saw this on the topic list.

-LIS
 

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super-low-yield, learn the basics, like 1st paragraph of wikipedia, you'll probably see it in med school anyway...
 

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You may have to read a chart, but I doubt you need the equations.
 
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