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P-Value of a Test of Significance


P-Value of a Test of Significance

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This applet illustrates the p-value of a test of significance for means.  Users set the null and alternative hypotheses, sample size, and standard deviation.  The applet allows users to use the mean of data they have already collected or to generate a random sample of data based on a population mean.  The normal distribution is shown and the p-value is highlighted in yellow.
Material Type: Simulation
Technical Format: Java Applet
Date Added to MERLOT: March 13, 2007
Date Modified in MERLOT: January 21, 2010
Submitter: Ginger Rowell


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Primary Audience: College General Ed, College Lower Division
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Language: English
Cost Involved: no
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