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Chapter 8 Quiz(1)

# Chapter 8 Quiz(1) - A hypothesis test is a a descriptive...

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A hypothesis test is _____. a. a descriptive technique that allows researchers to describe a sample b. a descriptive technique that allows researchers to describe a population c. an inferential technique that uses the data from a sample to draw inferences about a population d. an inferential technique that uses information about a population to make predictions about a sample The numerator of the z-score test statistic measures ______. a. the average distance between M and µ that would be expected if H 0 was true b. the actual distance between M and µ c. the position of the sample mean relative to the critical region d. whether or not there is a significant difference between M and µ The critical region for a hypothesis test consists of ______. a. outcomes that have a very low probability if the null hypothesis is true b. outcomes that have a high probability if the null hypothesis is true c. outcomes that have a very low probability whether or not the null hypothesis is true d. outcomes that have a high probability whether or not the null hypothesis is true

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The z-score boundaries for the critical region are determined by ______.
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