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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1. A statistical distribution that follows a bell curve is called _____.

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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About This Quiz & Worksheet

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
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about t-values and p-values

Additional Learning

Gain more knowledge about these topics by using the accompanying lesson named How to Calculate a T-Score: Steps & Formula. Use this lesson to:

  • Understand why t-tests are important
  • Define standard deviation
  • Review the t-score equation
  • See how p-values are found