Asked Aug 7, 2019

Select the statistic test that best fits each description.

Comparison of mean reading test scores by ethnic background (Caucasian, African American, Hispanic, & Asian).

  • A. T-test dependent samples
  • B. One-way ANOVA
  • C. Correlation
  • D. Chi square
  • E. Simple Regression

Expert Answer

Step 1

Introduction to one-way ANOVA:

One-way ANOVA is a statistical method for testing hypotheses regarding the mean difference among two or more independent populations or treatments.


  • Each of the populations is normally distributed.
  • Population variances are equal.
  • The observations in the sample from any particular populations or treatments are independent of one another.
  • Samples are selected independently.
Step 2

Statistical test:

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