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Statistics, 3E by Fatma Abdel-Raouf, Robert A. Donnelly

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CHAPTER15

Hypothesis Testing with One Population

In This Chapter

  • Formulating the null and alternative hypotheses
  • Distinguishing between a one-tail and two-tail hypothesis test
  • Testing the mean of a population when the population standard deviation is known and when it is unknown
  • Examining the role of alpha (α) in hypothesis testing
  • Using the p-value to test a hypothesis
  • Testing the proportion of a population using a large sample

Now that we know how to make an estimate of a population parameter, such as a mean, using a sample and a confidence interval, let’s move on to the heart and soul of inferential statistics: hypothesis testing.

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