Posted by **Anonymous** on Sunday, July 18, 2010 at 10:03pm.

how to know exact t value using sample standard deviation and sample mean and sample size

i think df is sample size -1 .

we usually use approx value but to use exact value how to use t score table.

and how we conclude whether it is two tailed test or one tailed test .

(i f the problem asks for exact increase or decrease ,is it one tailed test ,i guess so ,)

please clarify my doubts

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**PsyDAG**, Monday, July 19, 2010 at 8:44am
Yes, df = n-1

For two-tailed test:

Ho: mean = X

Ha: mean ≠ X

For one-tailed test:

Ho: mean < or = X

Ha: mean > X

or

Ho: mean > or = X

Ha: mean < X

Ho = null hypothesis

Ha = alternative hypothesis

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**Anonymous**, Monday, July 19, 2010 at 1:03pm
how do we know it is one tailed test or two tailed test?

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**PsyDAG**, Monday, July 19, 2010 at 1:23pm
What are your hypotheses? That determines difference between one-tailed and two-tailed (see my previous post).

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**Anonymous**, Monday, July 19, 2010 at 5:35pm
the average weekly earnings of a production worker were $424. to know if wages, on average, have gone up since that time. To test this, you sample 64 production workers, and determine that their average salary is $432.69, with a sample standard deviation of $33.90. Use a 0.05 level of significance .carry out test .

is it t test or z test ? how would we know

in this case one tailed or two tailed how can we know?

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**rosie**, Saturday, April 14, 2012 at 10:54pm
If a population proportion is 0.29 and if the sample size is 120, 25% of the time the sample proportion will be less than what value if you are taking random samples?

Round your answer to 2 decimal places, the tolerance is +/-0.01.

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