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52 votes

What happens if the explanatory and response variables are sorted independently before regression?

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Why is P(A,B|C)/P(B|C) = P(A|B,C)?

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What does it mean that a statistic $T(X)$ is sufficient for a parameter?

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Why is the t-test designed for small samples?

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If X and Y are correlated, but Y and Z are independent, is X and Z always independent?

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Why Normalizing Factor is Required in Bayes Theorem?

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What is the meaning of the density of a distribution at a point?

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How to choose the null and alternative hypothesis?

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Is statistical insignificance fatal?

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Why is the mean of the natural log of a uniform distribution (between 0 and 1) different from the natural log of 0.5?

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Likelihood vs. Probability

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Expected value of a random variable

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When is beta distribution bell-shaped or concave?

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How to find conditional distributions from joint

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Estimate of parameter of exponential distribution with binned data

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Why use colormap viridis over jet?

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Beta distribution on discrete data

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Moment Generating Function for Gamma Distribution

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Required: Method of moments fitting routine for the two-parameter generalized Pareto

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Expectation of a squared Gamma

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Two definitions of p-value: how to prove their equivalence?

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Mathematica's random number generator deviating from binomial probability?

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What's the intuition behind combinations for coin flips?

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Hypothesis testing. Why center the sampling distribution on H0?

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Why the sample mean is not a good (sufficient) statistic?

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Probability Distribution - which to use Normal or Hypergeometric

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Variance of average of Bernoulli variables

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Why not use the same distribution for the prior in Bayesian statistics?

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Convergence in Distribution - find limiting distribution

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Intuitively understand why the Poisson distribution is the limiting case of the binomial distribution