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Chi-Square Test Example

You research two groups and put them in categories single, married or divorced: The numbers are definitely different, but … Is that just random chance? Or have you found something interesting?   The Chi-Square Test gives a “p” value to help you … Continue reading

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Conical Projections

Four well-known normal conical projections are the Lambert conformal conic projection, the simple conic projection, the Albers equal-area projection and the Polyconic projection. They give useful maps of mid-latitudes for countries which have no great extent in latitude. 1.Lambert conformal conic projection: The Lambert conformal conic projection is confomal. The … Continue reading

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Indian Place Names and Meaning

One of the oldest tenants of geography is the concept of place. As a result, place has numerous definitions, from the simple “a space or location with meaning” to the more complex “an area having unique physical and human characteristics … Continue reading

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Urban Sociology Theories: In a Nutshell

CLASSICAL THEORETICAL PERSPECTIVES Karl Marx Friedrich Engels Ferdinand Tonnies Emile Durkheim Georg Simmel Max Weber W. E. B. Du Bois Karl Marx & Friedrich Engels – macro-sociological ·         People in preindustrial, traditional societies were generic, tribal beings ·         Rise of city was … Continue reading

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