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Unformatted text preview: our first example of a purely inferential statistic, because its value doesn’t have any physical meaning. If t = 3, this doesn’t mean three of anything; it just means we can be fairly confident that µ0 is not the true population mean. The simplest way to think of t is as the number of standard errors between M and µ0. To get this, we take the difference, M – µ0, and divide it by the standard error, s/√n. t= M " µ0
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This document was uploaded on 02/25/2014 for the course PSYC 3101 at Colorado.
 Spring '08
 MARTICHUSKI
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