There are four important statistics
regarding the experiments described in this book. They are arithemetic
mean, standard deviation, z-score, and probability. This section
discusses each in detail, including how to calculate them.
Arithemetic mean, or average, is (in this situation) the number of hits expected by chance alone.
Mean = (Total trials) * (Chance expressed as a fraction)
For instance, if there are 30 total trials, and
there are 5 cards, then chance is 1/5. The mean is 30 * (1/5) = 30/5 =
6. If there are 78 trials, and 5 cards, the mean is 78 * (1/5) = (78 /
5) = 15.6.
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