I have two data sets A and B which correspond to two different settings of the system. Both sets contain 5 separate lists of integers; I took 5 samples, at different points in time and location, for each set to reduce the random error in the data. How would I go about comparing sets A and B? If I only had one sample in sets A and B, I could simply calculate the mean and standard deviation and compare the data. This is pretty much the extent of statistics I've learned. But I have multiple samples in each set, so should I combine all the samples into one big list and calculate the mean and SD? The number of integers in each sample may not be the same.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

I'm not looking for something very accurate here. Something quick and dirty will do.

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# I How to compare two data sets with multiple samples

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