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  1. F-test

    An F-test is any statistical test in which the test statistic has an F-distribution under the null hypothesis. It is most often used when comparing statistical models that have been fitted to a data set, in order to identify the model that best fits the population from which the data were sampled. Exact "F-tests" mainly arise when the models have been fitted to the data using least squares. The name was coined by George W. Snedecor, in honour of Sir Ronald A. Fisher. Fisher initially developed the statistic as the variance ratio in the 1920s.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of f-test in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of f-test in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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  1. Author Unknown:

    If someone offers to furnish a sure test, ask what the test was which made the sure test sure.

  2. Ralph W. Sockman:

    The test of courage comes when we are in the minority the test of tolerance comes when we are in the majority.

  3. Zach Goldberg:

    It is the College Board’s long-standing policy that in the interest of test security we do not comment on specific test content or the test form schedule.

  4. Carl Sandburg:

    Valor is a gift. Those having it never know for sure whether they have it till the test comes. And those having it in one test never know for sure if they will have it when the next test comes.

  5. Barbara Novick:

    I'm not sure what stress test people are even talking about when they say 'it will test all funds'. Really? What category? What does that look like? So, I can't even envision what that test would be or why it would be meaningful.

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