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critical value

the value that is compared with the observed (calculated)value in an inferential statistical test. Each inferentialstatistical test has a table or tables of critical values.The comparison with the observed (calculated) allows you toconclude if you have found a significant result.

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September 29th 2021


a drug which increases activation of the central nervoussystem and the autonomic nervous system;decreasing fatigue, increasing physical activity andalertness, diminish hunger, and result in a temporaryelevation of mood.