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Inferential Statistics with R
- Welcome to Inferential Statistics with R
- Introduction to the Dataset
- Independent t-test
- Dependent t-test
- One-Way ANOVA
- Post Hoc Comparisons
- Other ANOVA Tests
- Dealing with Small Cells
- Linear Regression
- Multiple Regression
- Hierarchical Regression
- Extracting Output
- Reporting Results
- Testing Assumptions
- Testing for Normality
- Testing for Homogeneity of Variance
- Violated Assumptions
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Perform a dependent samples t-test to test whether there is a difference in exam scores:
exam_2. Is there a difference? What is the p-value?
Perform a dependent samples t-test to test whether there is a difference in
act_mathematicsscores. Is there a difference? What is the p-value?
Don’t forget: You’ll need to make your data long before running your t-test.
We are using the
rstatix package for the
t_test() function (and other functions in later lessons). We use this package because it is tidyverse-friendly while some base R functions for inferential statistics are not. If you did want to use the base R equivalent function for a t-test, it is
For the dependent t-test using the
t_test() function, you need to pivot the data set from wide to long using the
pivot_longer() function in the tidyr package. Read this vignette for more information on the new pivoting functions.