[R] How to search t value when you know degree of freedom?

David L Carlson dcarlson at tamu.edu
Thu Feb 23 14:06:23 CET 2017

```Perhaps a typo? It should be qt() not pt():

> pt(0.975, 29)
[1] 0.8311882
> qt(0.975, 29)
[1] 2.04523

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David L Carlson
Department of Anthropology
Texas A&M University
College Station, TX 77840-4352

-----Original Message-----
From: R-help [mailto:r-help-bounces at r-project.org] On Behalf Of Michael Dewey
Sent: Thursday, February 23, 2017 6:18 AM
Cc: R-help at r-project.org
Subject: Re: [R] How to search t value when you know degree of freedom?

When I do pt(0.975, 29) I do not get 2.045 so I think you must have
declared a new function pt which is interfering with things.

On 23/02/2017 10:40, vod vos wrote:
> If we want to get 95% limit of t value, the result will be
>
> pt(0.975, 29)  =  2.045
>
> is that right?
>
>
>  ---- On 星期三, 22 二月 2017 08:04:36 -0800 Rui Barradas <ruipbarradas at sapo.pt> wrote ----
>  > Hello,
>  >
>  > It would be ?pt not pnorm.
>  > And as you can see in that help page you need another value, the value
>  > of the quantile. (Don't worry about the arguments ncp or log just q and df)
>  >
>  > Hope this helps,
>  >
>  >
>  > Em 22-02-2017 15:53, vod vos escreveu:
>  > >
>  > > Hi everyone,
>  > >
>  > > How to search t value when you know degree of freedom?
>  > >
>  > > For example, the degree of freedom is 29, how to use R to calculate the t value for it?
>  > >
>  > > t.test does not help, or pnorm? I am not sure.
>  > >
>  > > Thanks.
>  > >
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