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Pandemonium
 one year ago
For the samples taken from two populations, the difference between the sample means does not fall within the 95% confidence interval. If the null hypothesis is, “There is no difference in the sample means,” which statement is true?
A. The null hypothesis must be accepted.
B. The null hypothesis must be rejected.
C. Both the null and the alternative hypotheses must be rejected.
D. Both the null and the alternative hypotheses must be accepted.
Pandemonium
 one year ago
For the samples taken from two populations, the difference between the sample means does not fall within the 95% confidence interval. If the null hypothesis is, “There is no difference in the sample means,” which statement is true? A. The null hypothesis must be accepted. B. The null hypothesis must be rejected. C. Both the null and the alternative hypotheses must be rejected. D. Both the null and the alternative hypotheses must be accepted.

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mathmate
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1@Pandemonium When should we accept the null hypothesis?

Pandemonium
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0im completely confused on this one, idk how to do it at all

Pandemonium
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0my guess would be C @mathmate

mathmate
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I believe a reading on the concept of the null hypothesis would help you better understand the question. We either accept or reject the null hypothesis. The second case means we accept the alternate hypothesis, which is the negation of the null hypothesis. Therefore we cannot reject or accept both, because they are mutually exclusive. A reading of the definition and description of the null hypotheses will shed light on whether you should accept or reject the null hypothesis. See, for example, https://explorable.com/nullhypothesis

Pandemonium
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Wow thanks man that helped alot @mathmate

anonymous
 9 months ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so what would you say it is @mathmate

anonymous
 9 months ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i obviosly get that it cannot be C or D but i cant tell whether its saying the difference is great or minute

mathmate
 9 months ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1This is what the 95% confidence interval means. dw:1453518041544:dw
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