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Degrees of freedom is value which is different for different _____ tests, that approximates the sample size of number of individual cells in an experimental design.

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Statistics

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Which of the following t-test results has the greatest chance of statistical significance?

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T(28) = 1.70

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If the null hypothesis is NOT supported, then the t-test should be _____.

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Greater than ±1.00.

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An independent-groups t-test _____.

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Compares sample means for two unrelated groups

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As sample variance ______, the value of the t-test ______.

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Increases; decreases

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T(14) = 3.35, one-tailed. Based on these results we ______.

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Reject Ho

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What happens to the t-distribution as the sample size increases?

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The t-distribution appears less and less like a normal distribution.

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In order to compute the t value, you must approximate the sample size by calculating the ______..

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Degrees of freedom

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For an independent-groups t-test, effect size can be measured using _____.

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Either Cohen’s d or r2

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If, after calculating an independent-groups t-test you find that it is equal to zero, then _____.

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The two-sample means do not differ significantly

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In an independent groups t-test, we divide by _____.

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The standard error of the difference between means

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If the null hypothesis is TRUE, then the t-test should be close to _____.

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0.00.

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Degrees of freedom (df) for the one-sample t-test is equal to _____.

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N

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For an independent-groups t-test, the value of Cohen’s d describes _____.

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The size of the treatment effect

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If an independent-groups t-test has 13 subjects in each group, then the degrees of freedom are _____.

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24

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