Hello

I have been presented with some data and, being a bit rusty on my statistics am unsure whether I have used the correct t-test. The data shows the results of of farmer trials; 22 plot-pairs, with each plot-pair containing a control and a test.

Based on my understanding, the correct t-test is a paired two sample for means - which I have done.

However, the client has asked me to check other t-tests (i.e. two sample assuming equal or unequal variances).

Based on the F-test, the variances of the two data sets are equal; therefore I could perform a two sample assuming equal variances.

But as I understand it, that type of t-test is not suited to testing pairs of results.

Am I correct?

best wishes,

I have been presented with some data and, being a bit rusty on my statistics am unsure whether I have used the correct t-test. The data shows the results of of farmer trials; 22 plot-pairs, with each plot-pair containing a control and a test.

Based on my understanding, the correct t-test is a paired two sample for means - which I have done.

However, the client has asked me to check other t-tests (i.e. two sample assuming equal or unequal variances).

Based on the F-test, the variances of the two data sets are equal; therefore I could perform a two sample assuming equal variances.

But as I understand it, that type of t-test is not suited to testing pairs of results.

Am I correct?

best wishes,

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