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One ____ ____ occurs when we reject the null hypothesis and the research hypothesis is true in the population.

correct decision

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The other ____ ____ is to accept the null hypothesis, and the null hypothesis is true in the population.

correct decision

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A ____ ____is made when we reject the null hypothesis but the null hypothesis is actually true.

Type I error

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A ____ ____ occurs when the null hypothesis is accepted although in the population the research hypothesis is true.

Type II error

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The probability of making a Type I error is determined by the choice of significance or ____ ____.

alpha level

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The probability of making a Type I error can be changed by either decreasing or increasing the ____ level.

significance

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The probability of making a Type II error is related to three factors: the low ____ level, the small ____ size, and small ____ size.

significance, sample, effect