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I have a question about hypothesis testing. What is a null hypothesis anyway?

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Anson Kong
7 January 2021
I have a question about hypothesis testing. What is a null hypothesis anyway?

I have a question about hypothesis testing. What is a null hypothesis anyway?

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shirleyeung1000@hotmail.com
7 January 2021

Welcome.

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Anson Kong
7 January 2021

Thanks a lot for your very patient explanation.

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shirleyeung1000@hotmail.com
7 January 2021

A null hypothesis (H0) is a stated assumption that there is no difference between a parameter and a specific value, or that there is no difference between two parameters. If the p-value is lower than 0.05, we can reject the null hypothesis, and then the alternative hypothesis can be accepted.

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