## What are the three main windows in SPSS?

SPSS Statistics has three main windows, plus a menu bar at the top. These allow you to (1) see your data, (2) see your statistical output, and (3) see any programming commands you have written. Each window corresponds to a separate type of SPSS file.

## How much RAM do I need for SPSS?

4 GB

**What is SPSS and its uses?**

SPSS is short for Statistical Package for the Social Sciences, and it’s used by various kinds of researchers for complex statistical data analysis. The SPSS software package was created for the management and statistical analysis of social science data.

### How do I open SPSS on Windows?

Go to your start menu and type “SPSS Statistics 24 License” and you’ll see the “IBM SPSS Statistics 24 License Authorization Wizard” application. Right-click this application and choose “run as administrator”. NOTE: You need an internet connection to activate the product. On the window that comes up, click “Next”.

### How do you filter in SPSS?

Select the variable on which you wish to filter your data. A box on the left of the dialog box shows the variables you can select. Click the variable you want to filter on, and then move it to the right-hand box by clicking the arrow. Specify the desired value by typing “=” followed by the value.

**How do I compare two variables in SPSS?**

Using the Compare Means Dialog Window

- Open Compare Means (Analyze > Compare Means > Means).
- Double-click on variable MileMinDur to move it to the Dependent List area.
- Click Options to open the Means: Options window, where you can select what statistics you want to see.
- Click OK.

#### How do I install SPSS for free?

Installing SPSS for Windows

- Install the IBM SPSS Statistics file you downloaded from software.usc.edu/spss.
- The installer should begin running.
- On the IBM SPSS Statistics – InstallShield Wizard screen, click Next.
- On the Software License Agreement screen, read the terms and choose I accept the terms in the license agreement, then click Next.

#### How do you select cases in SPSS with two variables?

You go to Data->Select Cases->and Click on ‘If condition is satisfied’ You then click on the ‘IF’ push button, highlight my variable, and click on the middle arrow to bring it over to the Expression box. You then specify ‘var=1’ AND ‘var=2’. When you do so, all the cases become unselected.

**What is the mean in SPSS?**

The mean value or score of a certain set of data is equal to the sum of all the values in the data set divided by the total number of values. A mean is the same as an average. For example, if a certain data set consists of the numbers 2, 5, 5, 8 and 10, the sum of the numbers is 30.

## Does SPSS need Java?

Java will be required on your system in order to install SPSS. Please access the latest version of Java for your desktop from this link prior to installing SPSS.

## How do I combine two variables in SPSS?

Click the “Transform” menu at the top of the window and select “Compute” from the drop-down menu to open the Compute Variable dialog box. Type the name of your new variable in the space under “Target Variable.” This is the name of the variable you are creating by adding two or more other variables together.

**What is the grouping variable in SPSS?**

In SPSS, grouping variables are defined on the worksheet and specified within a test window (for example, the Independent Samples T Test or Tests for Several Independent Samples window). For example, let’s say your worksheet has 1 for male and 2 for female. Click “Define Groups” and enter your labels (i.e. 1,2).