STATWORDS: INTRODUCTORY STATISTICS

Concept of Hypothesis Testing

The resources below were chosen to align with the Clackamas Community College statistics curriculum.

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Vocabulary

Null and alternative hypotheses
StatTrek

One-sided test
STEPS Project, U of Glasgow

Two-sided test
STEPS Project, U of Glasgow

Test statistic
STEPS Project, U of Glasgow

Critical region
STEPS Project, U of Glasgow

Critical values
STEPS Project, U of Glasgow

 

Cartoon: Null hypothesis
xkcd.com

Hypothesis Testing Concept

Procedure for a hypothesis test
Note: This page forgets to mention that you need to check conditions for inference
StatTrek

p-value concept
Little Handbook of Statistical Practice

p-values: what they are and are not
University of Minnesota

Why use α = 0.05 as the measure of statistical significance?
Little Handbook of Statistical Practice

Assessing statistical significance
brucesimmons.com

Interpreting a p-value
brucesimmons.com

Cartoon: Significance
xkcd.com

Cartoon: p-values
xkcd.com

Type I and II errors, Power of a Test

Type I and II errors and the concept of power
SurfStat Australia

Power of a test
onlinestatbook.com

 

 

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