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    Significance Test for correlation

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    The following hypotheses are given.
    H0: p<= 0
    H1: p>0
    A random sample of 12 paired observations indicated a correlation of .32. Can we conclude
    that the correlation in the population is greater than zero? Use the .05 significance level.

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    t=0.32*(12-2)^0.5/((1-0.32^2)^0.5)=1.06809
    Look for t critical in t-table ...

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    The solution explains the use of t statistic to check if correlation in population is greater than 0.

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