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Q. Bias

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bias, n. 3. transferred. a. An inclination, leaning, tendency, bent; a preponderating disposition or propensity; predisposition towards; predilection; prejudice. b. Statistics. A systematic distortion of an expected statistical result due to a factor not allowed for in its derivation; also, a tendency to produce such distortion.” OED

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  • Last Updated Mar 13, 2020
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  • Answered By Francesca Golus

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