**After completing this activity, students will be able to**:

- Use the appropriate statistical test to evaluate the quality of data.
- Use the correct type of t test to make decisions regarding statistical significance.
- Compare the average and standard deviation of a data set that of another data set.
- Compare the average and standard deviation of a data set to a “true” or accepted value.

**Kate Mullaugh, College of Charleston (mullaughkm@cofc.edu)**