# Significance of correlation: T Test

You are testing the null hypothesis that there is no linear relationship between two variables, X and Y. From your sample of n=10, you determine that r=0.80.

a. What is the value of tstat?

b. At the a=0.05 level of significance, what are the critical values?

c. Based on your answers to a and b what statistical decision should you make?

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#### Solution Summary

The solution provides step-by-step method for the calculation of test statistic for significance of correlation coefficient. Formula for the calculation and Interpretations of the results are also included.

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