Hypothesis Testing Matched Pairs


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Which of the following are synonyms?

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1. A researcher is interested in the cognitive performance of teenagers, and collects data from students from two different schools. For each student at the first school, the researcher compares the results against a student at the second school. Is the researcher using matched samples? Why or why not?

2. In the equation for the test statistic of matched pairs, sd stands for the:

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You can easily measure your knowledge of hypothesis testing matched pairs by using this quiz/worksheet assessment tool. You will need to be familiar with specific terms and hypothesis testing practices in order to answer all questions appearing on this quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

When you take this quiz, you will be expected to:

  • Identify matched pairs terms that are synonymous
  • Explain whether a researcher is or is not used matched samples in a given scenario
  • Note what s_d stands for in the equation for the test statistic of matched pairs
  • Identify an example of paired data
  • State what n stands for in hypothesis testing

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson, such as terms used in the hypothesis testing of matched pairs that are synonymous
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding matched samples
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to understand what s_d and n stand for in regards to the equation for the test statistic of matched pairs and hypothesis testing

Additional Learning

Refer to the lesson titled Hypothesis Testing Matched Pairs to get more details about this topic. You will have the opportunity to review:

  • Examples of paired data and dependency in statistics
  • When samples are considered to be paired or matched
  • What d and mu_d stand for in the equation for the test statistic of matched pairs