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fac·to·ri·al

(fak-tōr'ē-ăl),
1. Pertaining to a statistical factor or factors.
2. Of an integer, that integer multiplied by each smaller integer in succession down to one, written n!; for example, 5! equals 5 × 4 × 3 × 2 × 1 = 120.

fac·to·ri·al

(fak-tōr'ē-ăl)
Pertaining to a statistical factor or factors.
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While we omitted items from work locus of control and SWB scales that were factorially variant, more important is to understand the reasons underlying the variance and demonstrate empirical validity of translated or newly developed scales for that culture.
The number of feasible solutions grows factorially with N, which characterizes the size of the problem.
Based on the results of both developmental and validation studies, Piedmont has shown that Spiritual Transcendence is factorially distinct from the dimensions of the five factor model of personality.
A subsequent exploratory principal components analysis suggested that both the 24- and 19-item scales are factorially complex.
Although there are various scales for rating fatigue (see Friedberg & Jason, 1998 for discussion of rating scales), Friedberg and Jason recommended the use of fatigue scales that "(a) have been diagnostically validated in CFS and depression samples, (b) assess several factorially distinct dimensions of fatigue, and (c) are easy to administer and score" (p.
Baseline characteristics of 11,273 patients with recent myocardial infarction factorially randomized to fish oil and vitamin E: the GISSI Prevention Study [Abstract].
Subsequent work by Pullis and Cadwell (1982) confirmed that the short form of the TQ was reliable and was factorially consistent with the long form.