# List the five steps of hypothesis testing and explain

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2. List the five steps of hypothesis testing and explain the procedure and logic of each.
WEEK 3 PRACTICE WORKSHEET 3 2. Step 2: Specify the Alternative Hypothesis : The alternative hypothesis (H 1 ) is the statement that there is an effect or difference. This is usually the hypothesis the researcher is interested in proving. 3. Set the Significance Level: The significance level (denoted by the Greek letter alpha — a) is generally set at 0.05. This means that there is a 5% chance that you will accept your alternative hypothesis when your null hypothesis is actually true. 4. Calculate the Test Statistic and Corresponding P-Value: Hypothesis testing generally uses a test statistic that compares groups. When describing a single sample without establishing relationships between variables, a confidence interval is commonly used. and the p-value describes the probability of obtaining a sample statistic