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**32 Statistical Concepts Explained in Simple English**

- Mean Squared Error: Definition and Example
- Median: Definition, How to Find it, Formula
- Measurement Error (Observational Error)
- Measurement Variable: Simple Definition & Examples
- Measures of Spread: Definitions, Examples
- Measures of Variation: Definition, Types and Examples
- Median Absolute Deviation
- Memoryless Property: Definition and Examples in Statistics
- Method of Moments Definition and Example
- Metropolis-Hastings Algorithm / Metropolis Algorithm
- Middle Fifty in Statistics: What is it?
- Midpoint / Class Mark (in Statistics)
- Midrange: Definition and How to Find the Midrange
- Minimum Spanning Tree: Definition, Examples, Prim’s Algorithm
- Misleading Graphs: Real Life Examples
- Misleading Statistics Examples in Advertising and The News
- Mixture Distribution: Definition and Examples
- How to Find the Mode or Modal Value
- Model Misspecification
- Moderating Variable (or Moderator)
- Moment in Statistics: Defintion, Examples
- Moment Generating Function MGF: Definition, Examples
- Monotonic Relationship: Definition
- Monty Hall Problem: Solution Explained Simply
- Moran’s I: Definition, Examples
- Moving Average: What it is and How to Calculate it
- Multicollinearity: Definition, Causes, Examples
- Multidimensional Scaling: Definition, Overview, Examples
- Multimodal Distribution Definition and Examples
- Multinomial Distribution: Definition, Examples
- Multiplication Rule Probability: Definition, Examples
- Multistage Sampling: Definition, Real Life Examples
- Multivariate Analysis
- Mutually Exclusive Event: Definition, Examples, Unions
- Mutually Inclusive Events: Definition, Examples
- Nash Equilibrium: Simple Definition and Examples

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