Details: Researchers take many steps to prepare, organize, and analyze research data. In this discussion, you will examine the importance of taking a systematic approach to describing research findings. Be sure to address the following in your main post:
What is the purpose of computing descriptive statistics and exploratory analyses?
Why should researchers graph their data? What are the benefits of graphing?
How might you assess the distribution of data?
What does the “spread” of data tell us?
What does Pearson r tell us about two variables?
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