**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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