major differences within a data set between predicted and observed scores. Oftentimes, the experimental design needs to be reanalyzed in order to find out why this has occurred.
What is ANOMALOUS DIFFERENCES?
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ANOMALOUS DIFFERENCES: "When the professor spotted anomalous differences within his or her data set, he or she decided to investigate the matter further. "
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