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Running head: Z-test for ACT Scores for Native American in South Dakota 1 Z-test for ACT Scores for Native American in South Dakota: SPSS Assignment 3 Marko Stipanovic Boston University
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Z-test for ACT Scores for Native American in South Dakota 2 Methods Calculate Z-scores for slightly different variables like the case for the standardized tests that are required for most schools for college admissions, specifically, the ACT English and the SAT critical reading exams. The data for the ACT English accounts for 1,666,017 students tested in 2012 across all 50 states. The population mean for the ACT English in 2012 was 20.5 with a population standard deviation of 5.6. the SAT CR for 2012. The population mean is 496 with a population standard deviation of 115. More females take these standardized tests in comparison to men. White individuals are the highest number of participants for both standardized tests. The South Dakota Bureau of Indian Education (SDBIE) conducted a study using ACT scores in an effort to address the inadequate resources available for Native American students. Because of limited funding, Act scores of BIE student in South Dakota will be significantly less than ACT scores of other Native Americans across the United States. Conduct a Z-test on data collected
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