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Chapter 4 Study Guide

Chapter 4 Study Guide - E rin Semple Chapter 4 Study Guide...

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Erin Semple Chapter 4 Study Guide Copy and paste the questions. Then type your answers below each question. Make sure to put your answers in your own words (don’t copy from the textbook b/c it will be flagged as plagiarism). You can upload your Word document to the link in the Submit Work before the deadline to get up to 4 points (dependent on quality). All of the questions must be answered in order to receive any credit. Use complete sentences! 1. What is the difference between a hypothesis and a theory? A hypothesis is a testable prediction whereas a theory is an explanation for a broader idea (typically a set of principles). 2. What is the core logic of hypothesis testing? The core logic of hypothesis testing is to find support for the research hypothesis by saying the results are unlikely if the opposite of the research hypothesis is true. 3. What are the steps in the hypothesis-testing process? Summarize each step. The first step in the hypothesis-testing process is to state what the null hypothesis is (H 0 ). It will typically look something like H 0 : μ 1 2 . Then the research hypothesis (or the alternative
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