**Degrees of freedom** can mean:

- Degrees of freedom (mechanics), independent displacements and/or rotations that specify the orientation of the body or system
- Degrees of freedom (physics and chemistry), a term used in explaining dependence on parameters, or the dimensions of a phase space
- Degrees of freedom (statistics), the number of values in the final calculation of a statistic that are free to vary

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**Degrees of Freedom**

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**degrees of freedom**of a bike depends on the particular model being used ... rigid bodies with knife edge wheels rolling on a flat smooth surface, has 7

**degrees of freedom**(configuration variables required to completely describe the ... the location of the bike and the rotation of the wheels are ignored, the first five

**degrees of freedom**can also be ignored, and the bike can be described by just two variables lean angle and steer angle ...

**Degrees of Freedom**

... In order to calculate the

**degrees of freedom**for between-subjects effects, dfBS = R – 1, where R refers to the number of levels of between-subject groups ... In the case of the

**degrees of freedom**for the between-subject effects error, dfBS(Error) = Nk – R, where Nk is equal to the number of participants, and again R is the number of levels ... To calculate the

**degrees of freedom**for within-subject effects, dfWS = C – 1, where C is the number of within-subject tests ...

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