Week 5 Task 3
Reply to the following post in 100 words or more.
Below are the definitions of t-test and analysis of variance in the words of Simon (2005):
t-test: Significance test that uses the t-distribution [bell-shaped distribution for determining significance of small samples] used to determine the significance of experimental results based on small samples (p. 96). Analysis of Variance (ANOVA): A statistical method for determining the significance of the differences among a set of sample means [averages] (p. 92).
What is the definition of a small sample?
Simon, M. (2005). Dissertation & scholarly research: A practical guide to start & complete your dissertation, thesis, or formal research project. Debuque, IA: Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company.