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Students t test for GPA score in SPSS

Time to complete complex math problems while listening to music was investigated using 16 high school students. Students were matched on their math gpa, then randomly assigned to either the Country Western music group or the Classical music group.

a. Conduct the appropriate analysis to determine if there was an effect of the music on completing problems.
b. Construct the appropriate graph to show the differences in the scores of the two groups.

Country Western
26
21
10
25
20
15
14
10

Classical
14
15
10
8
12
10
7
5

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Please see the attachments. SPSS 15 is used for the calculation. Output with syntax is included

a. Conduct the appropriate analysis to determine if there was an effect of the music on completing problems.

b. Construct the appropriate graph to show the differences in the scores of the two groups.

Country Western Classic
26 14
21 15
10 10
25 8
20 12
15 10
14 7
10 5
Answer

a. Conduct the appropriate analysis to determine if there was an effect of the music on completing problems.

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Solution Summary

The solution gives the details of Student t test on comparison of GPA score with respect to music group. Null hypothesis, alternative hypothesis, significance level and critical value are discussed.

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