Human Biology, 14 Edition

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 1-25924-574-8
ISBN 13: 978-1-25924-574-9

Chapter 1 - Assess - Page 19: 13


2. the probability that the same results in the experiment would occur by chance.

Work Step by Step

When scientists conduct an experiment, there is always the possibility that the results are due to chance or due to some factor other than the experimental variable. Investigators take into account several factors when they calculate the probability value (p) in order to verify whether or not their experiment was accurate.
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