# Assume that a One Sample t Test showed the following results: [t (49) = 4.21, p < .01]: What is the probability that the null hypothesis is true?

Pyrczak and Oh’s (2018) Making Sense of Statistics text

Exercise for Chapter 24
Factual Questions
1. Which of the following statements is true (circle one)?
A. One Sample t Test is used to test the difference between a sample mean and a
population mean to determine statistical significance
B. One Sample t Test is used to test the difference between two sample means from
one sample.
2. SAT verbal scores are normally distributed with the population mean of 500. A local high
school has instituted a new program to engage students in reading. A sample of 90 students
from this high school is randomly selected following their participation in this reading
program and their SAT verbal score mean of 520 was compared to the national mean.
Discuss how this would require a One Sample t Test.

3. For the above example, how would you set up a two-tailed alternative hypothesis and what
would you conclude whether the null hypothesis was rejected?
Pyrczak, Fred, and Deborah M. Oh. Making Sense of Statistics : A Conceptual Overview, Taylor & Francis Group, 2018. ProQuest Ebook Central,
http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/capella/detail.action?docID=5425416.
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