How to Calculate a T-Score: Steps & Formula

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You want to know whether your friends wear tutus more or less often than your brother's friends. Your friends wear tutus a mean of 2 times a month, while your brothers wear 1.5 tutus a month. The standard deviation is 0.3. The N is 9. What is your t value?

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2. Are you accepting a greater risk that you will erroneously claim a difference when there is none with a p-value of p<0.05 or p<0.01?

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There are specific steps that need to be done in order to calculate a t-score. Gauge your knowledge of these steps quickly and examples of t-scores by using the quiz and worksheet.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be tested on the following topics:

• Types of t-tests
• Name for a statistical distribution that follows a bell curve
• Examples of calculating a t value
• P-values

Skills Practiced

• Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about the different types of t-tests
• Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about comparing different p-values and interpret it correctly