# Choosing a T-Test to test for statistical differences.

Provide two examples of a t-test as well as a short explanation as to what a T-Test is.

If a researcher were studying the effects of a teaching method on patient learning outcomes, how would the research question need to be worded to use a t-test to test for statistical differences? What type of data would need to be collected and why?

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If a researcher were studying the effects of a teaching method on patient learning outcomes, how would the research question need to be worded to use a t-test to test for statistical differences? What type of data would need to be collected and why?

T-test are appropriate tests when we are comparing a dependent variable across two groups. We can also use the t-test to do the pair-wise comparison of dependent variable when we have more than 2 groups, however, multiple t-tests inflate the overall ...

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Examples and explanations of a t-test and its application to a researcher are examined.