I am writing a research paper where I am using an hypothesis test.

Is it better to give a p-value for this test or use a 5% two-tailed rejection region?

Thanks in advance!

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#### Best Answer

In situations like these – it's best to look at things from the reader's perspective. Would the reader care about the actual value of the test statistic? Do you want the reader to know that the $T$-statistic is $2.79$ or $F = 8.91$? In most cases, the reader would not be interested in these values, so just give the p-value along with the test that you used and an estimate of the magnitude of your effect size.

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