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The statistical process where we assume the null hypothesis is true, collect data, determine how likely our data would be if the null hypothesis were true, and use this result to determine whether or not to reject the null hypothesis.

Applet – Reasoning of a Statistical Test

Published: Mar 8th, 2013

To try out this process for yourself, you can try this interactive applet to test whether the free throw percentage of a selected basketball player is different from 80%. Interactive Applet: Reasoning […]

Did I Get This – Types of Inference

Published: Feb 16th, 2013

    This document is linked from Unit 4A: Statistical Inference (Part 1).

Little Handbook – Is Statistics Hard?

Published: Jul 30th, 2012

Required Reading: From the online version of Little Handbook of Statistical Practice, this reading contains excellent comments about common reasons why many feel that “statistics is hard.”

Hypothesis Testing

Hypothesis Testing

Published: Jul 28th, 2012

Introduction General Idea and Logic of Hypothesis Testing CO-6: Apply basic concepts of probability, random variation, and commonly used statistical probability distributions. LO 6.26: Outline the logic and process of hypothesis […]

Unit 4A: Introduction to Statistical Inference

Unit 4A: Introduction to Statistical Inference

Published: Jul 28th, 2012

Introduction Types of Inference (Point Estimation, Interval Estimation, Hypothesis Testing) Inference for One Variable Outline of the Process Applied Steps (What do Researchers Do?) Theoretical Steps (What do Statisticians Do?) […]