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Unformatted text preview: atistic that do not lead to rejection of null hypothesis. Pvalue method of testing hypotheses: Uses decision criterion of rejecting null hypothesis only if Pvalue … a (where a = significance level). Pvalue: Probability of getting value of test statistic at least as extreme as the one found from sample data, assuming that null hypothesis is true. LeftTailed Test: Pvalue = area to left of test statistic. RightTailed Test: Pvalue = area to right of test statistic. TwoTailed Test: Pvalue = twice the area in tail beyond test statistic. where P1B ƒ A2 is P1B2 assuming that event A has already occurred. Cn
One Mean: Requires simple random sample and either n 7 30 or normally distributed population. Test statistic z= x  mx q s 1n x  mx q s 1n 1for s known2 Counting
Fundamental Counting Rule: If an event can occur m ways and a second event can occur n ways, together they can occur m # n ways. Factorial Rule: n different items can be arranged n! different ways. Permutations (order counts) of r items selected from n different items:
nPr Poisson Distribution: Discrete probability distribution that appli...
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This note was uploaded on 06/08/2010 for the course MATH 1123 taught by Professor Serpa during the Spring '10 term at Hawaii Pacific.
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