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TESTING HYPOTHESES 1 2 3 4 5 H 0 H 1 Test 6 > Right Tail < Left Tail = Two Tail 7 8 Start Identify the specific claim or hypothesis to be tested and put it in symbolic form. Give the symbolic form that must be true when the original claim is false. Of the two symbolic expressions obtained so far, let the null hypothesis H 0 be the one that contains the condition of equality; H 1 is the other statement. Select the significance level based on the seriousness of a type I error. Make the significance level small if the consequences
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Unformatted text preview: of rejecting a true H are severe. (values of 0.05 and 0.01 are very common.) What statistic is relevant to this test and what is its sampling distribution? Determine the test statistic, the critical region, and the critical value(s). (draw a graph, label points and shade regions.) Reject H if the test statistic is in the critical region. Fail to reject H if the test statistic is not in the critical region. Conclusion: Restate this previous decision in simple nontechnical and understandable terms. Stop...
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This note was uploaded on 03/18/2010 for the course MATH 200 taught by Professor Kazaryan during the Spring '10 term at Skyline College.

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