Chapter 12. Hypothesis Testing


12.1 Fundamental Concepts of Hypothesis Testing

12.2 Testing for the Difference Between Two Proportions

12.3 Testing for the Difference Between The Means of Two Independent Groupscap

12.4 Testing for the Difference Between Two Variances

12.5 One-Way ANOVA: Testing for Differences Among the Means of Three or More Groups

Appendix 12.1 Using Minitab for Hypothesis Testing


After reading this chapter, you will be able to:

  • Understand the basic principles of hypothesis testing

  • Understand the assumptions of hypothesis testing and know what to do if the assumptions are violated

  • Test for differences between means, proportions, and variances using hypothesis tests


In Chapter 11, the concept ...

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