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Hypothesis Testing for Diffrence of Average

Hypothesis testing for diffrence of average is the most used hypothesis testing in SPC .

Basic way of this testing is for the difference between 2 groups.

Difference of Average between 2 Groups

There are 2 methods, Student's t-test and Welch's t-test.

Student's t-test needs "variance is equal". But Welch's do not need.

Example by R

In Excel, ttest function is for this test.

Student's t-test

setwd("C:/Rtest")
Data <- read.csv("Data.csv", header=T)
t.test(x=Data$X1,y=Data$X2,var.equal=T,paired=F) # Student's t-test

Welch's t-test

setwd("C:/Rtest")
Data <- read.csv("Data.csv", header=T)
t.test(x=Data$X1,y=Data$X2,var.equal=F,paired=F) # Welch's t-test

ANOVA and Paired t-test

ANOVA is used for the case that more than 3 groups. Paired t-test is used for the paired data.

These methods have other use.




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