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hypothesis testing

statistical procedure that uses sample data to determine whether a statement about the value of a population parameter should or should not be rejected

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two statements

H(0) = null hypothesis
H(a) = alternative hypothesis

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p-value

probability used to determine whether the null hypothesis should be rejected

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alternative hypothesis

the hypothesis concluded to be true if the null hypothesis is rejected