What Is a T-Test? - Procedure, Interpretation & Examples


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Which of the following is not a type of t-test?

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1. How many degrees of freedom are in a comparison of two samples of 50?

2. If t(301)=3.2, p<.01, alpha = .05 -- which statement is most correct?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Curious about how t-tests work? This quiz/worksheet combo can be used to check your understanding of this process and teach you key terms and topics you will need to know to pass the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this quiz and worksheet to test you on the following terms and topics:

  • Examples of t-tests
  • Null hypotheses
  • Calculating degrees of freedom
  • One-sample versus paired-sample t-tests

Skills Practiced

You can use this interactive quiz and printable worksheet to practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on t-tests
  • Distinguishing differences- compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as one sample t-tests and paired sample t-tests
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer questions about degrees of freedom

Additional Learning

If you'd like to learn more about how T-tests work, check out the accompanying lesson, What is a T-Test? - Procedure, Interpretation & Examples. This lesson will cover the following topics:

  • Learn the formula for finding degrees of freedom
  • Understand the basic assumptions of t-tests
  • Define homogeneity of variance
  • Understand positive and negative one-tailed tests and two-tailed tests