**Definition:**After an estimation of a coefficient, the t-statistic for that coefficient is the ratio of the coefficient to its standard error. That can be tested against a t distribution to determine how probable it is that the true value of the coefficient is really zero.

**Terms related to t-Statistic:**

- The F Distribution
- Coefficient of Variation
- Maintained Hypothesis
- Alternative Hypothesis
- Null Hypothesis

**About.Com Resources on t-Statistic:**

- Hypothesis Testing Using One-Sample t-Tests
- Hypothesis Testing With Multivariate Regressions Using One-Sample t-Tests
- How to Do a Painless Multivariate Econometrics Project

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**Books on t-Statistic:**

- Introduction to Robust Estimation and Hypothesis Testing
- Statistical Hypothesis Testing: Theory and Methods
- Statistics for Business & Economics

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