TAMU Psychology Null & Alternative Hypothesis Project

This assignment is related to your Chapter 11 (Salkind) material. 


 In 2022, the Boston Celtics beat the Miami Heat in the Eastern Conference Finals. Beth is a Celtics fan. Alex is Heat fan. Even though the Celtics won the championship, they need to know once and for all: which team had the better players during the regular season in 2022? You decide to test this using a t-test to compare field goal percentages for the players in each team. 

data table

Miami Heat Players Field Goal Percentage

Bam Adebayo 55.7

Caleb Martin 50.7

Chris Silva 53.3

Dewayne Dedmon 56.6

Duncan Robinson 39.9

Gabe Vincent 41.7

Haywood Highsmith 34.8

Javonte Smart 47.1

Jimmy Butler 48

KZ Okpala 43.5

Kyle Guy 40

Kyle Lowry 44

Marcus Garrett 23.8

Markieff Morris 47.4

Max Strus 44.1

Mychal Mulder 40

Nik Stauskas 37.5

Omer Yurtseven 52.6

P.J. Tucker 48.4

Tyler Herro 44.7

Udonis Haslem 45.2

Victor Oladipo 47.9

data table 

CELTICS PLAYER Field Goal Percentage

Aaron Nesmith 39.6

Al Horford 46.7

Brodric Thomas 44.4

Bruno Fernando 50

CJ Miles 0

Daniel Theis 59.8

Dennis Schroder 44

Derrick White 40.9

Enes Freedom 52.6

Grant Williams 47.5

Jabari Parker 47.4

Jaylen Brown 47.3

Jayson Tatum 45.3

Joe Johnson 100

Josh Richardson 44.3

Juancho Hernangomez 18.5

Justin Jackson 0

Juwan Morgan 0

Kelan Martin 0

Luke Kornet 57.1

Malik Fitts 60

Marcus Smart 41.8

Matt Ryan 20

Nik Stauskas 33.3

Payton Pritchard 42.9

Robert Williams III 73.6

Romeo Langford 42.9

Sam Hauser 46

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