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critical ratio

noun, Statistics.
1.
a ratio associated with the probability of a sample, usually the ratio of the deviation from the mean to the standard deviation.
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  • critical ratio technique and t tests were used to identify significant differences between groups and item choices.
  • Although bottom sludge with an extremely high critical ratio was composed primarily of organics, it was relatively easy to treat.

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