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Hypothesis testing - INTRODUCTION I What is true in the eyes of one can be seen as a delusion in another We as a society are made up of a

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Unformatted text preview: INTRODUCTION I What is true in the eyes of one, can be seen as a delusion in another. We, as a society, are made up of a dramatically diverse amalgam of cultures and abilities. Finding out what those differences are can help us reach a better understanding of each other, thus a more equitable relationship can be developed. Therefore, finding the observational abilities of a given group may help yield some interesting and valuable information. In the following study several groups were tested on their observational abilities. In order to develop such a test, it was necessary to devise a structured approach for gathering and interpreting the information. Therefore, the scope of the test was formulated based on hypothesis testing. The following hypothesis was established as the criterion for the test: Null hypothesis (Ho) : Males and females do not have different observational abilities M Alternative Hypothesis (H1) : Males and females do have different observational abilities M EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN E The study consisted of 3 groups of varying size and structure. During the initial phase, the members of the study were unaware that any test was being conducted. The locations of the test were Wilford Hall Medical Center : Primary Care Meeting, University of the Incarnate Word : World Literature Class, and University of Texas at San Antonio : Business Statistics Class. The sample sizes and constructs were as follows: f Wilford Hall Medical Center : 30 people - 19 (F) 11 (M) University of the Incarnate Word : 19 people - 9 (F) 10 (M) University of Texas at San Antonio: 32 people - 11 (F) 21 (M) 3 The test subjects were all presented with the same scenario, given the...
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This note was uploaded on 05/21/2011 for the course ACCT 101 taught by Professor All during the Spring '11 term at Kaplan University.

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Hypothesis testing - INTRODUCTION I What is true in the eyes of one can be seen as a delusion in another We as a society are made up of a

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