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Degrees of freedom

in statistics, the number of independent comparisons that can be made between the members of a sample (e.g., subjects, test items and scores, trials, conditions); in a contingency table it is on e less than the number of row categories multiplied by one less than the number of column categories.


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Forum: Evolution
Topic: Humans Natural Habitat/Optimal Environment
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