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#### One sample t-test in Excel

Recently I needed to quickly perform a one sample t-test in an Excel spreadsheet. Unfortunately, this functionality is not implemented in Excel by default. However, I found a very nice post by Zach at Statology on how to calculate this test using some build-in Excel functions and objects. For my convenience what I did was to put the whole procedure […]

#### General linear model in Python and C

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#### What is ANCOVA?

In a broad term, analysis of covariance (ANCOVA) is equivalent to multiple linear regression. However, there is a difference in the context in which these two approaches are utilized.