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Re: st: critical value


From   Maarten Buis <maartenlbuis@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: critical value
Date   Mon, 22 Oct 2012 11:58:52 +0200

On Mon, Oct 22, 2012 at 11:48 AM, Lynn Lee wrote:
> Form p-value, z=1.7 is not significant. But when I check z-table, value 1.7
> meets with area between mean and 1.7 equals 0.4554.

The area between the mean and 1.7 is not the correct area of the curve
to look at for your purpose. It should be discussed in your textbook
what the solution is.

-- Maarten

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