Chapter 10, Problem 4P

### Essentials of Statistics for the B...

8th Edition
Frederick J Gravetter + 1 other
ISBN: 9781133956570

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Section

### Essentials of Statistics for the B...

8th Edition
Frederick J Gravetter + 1 other
ISBN: 9781133956570
Textbook Problem

# Describe the homogeneity of variance assumption and explain why it is important for the independent-measures t test.

To determine

To Describe: The homogeneity of variance assumption and its importance for the independent-measures test.

Explanation

The two populations must have equal variances i.e. the degree to which the distributions are spread out is approximately equal.

It is very much important to justify “pooling the two sample variances” i...

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