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# what the final score might be.docx - Imagine that Ernie and...

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Imagine that Ernie and the statistician were going to play a long game, best out of a 100 or so. What analysis could you to predict what the final score might be? (This is a chance to discuss the confidence interval) In the video, the statistician, who has never played basketball before, gets creamed by a kid called Ernie who is out there on the courts every weekend. However, the difference in score is not statistically significant. The statistician has had a chance to test a null hypothesis that involved how best each was on the basketball . So this video basically dealt with hypothesis testing. Hypothesis testing involves the hypothesis that there is no significant difference between
• Fall '08
• ZANAKIS
• Statistics, Null hypothesis, Statistical hypothesis testing, Statistical significance, Ernie

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