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Name: Hypothesis Testing of Single Mean and Single Proportion: Using the Sample to Test the Null Hypothesis
ID: m16995
Language: English (en)
Subject: Mathematics and Statistics
Keywords: elementary, statistics
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: Susan Dean (susanldean45@gmail.com), Barbara Illowsky, Ph.D. (illowskybarbara@deanza.edu)
Copyright Holders: Maxfield Foundation (cnx@cnx.org)
Maintainers: Susan Dean (susanldean45@gmail.com), Barbara Illowsky, Ph.D. (illowskybarbara@deanza.edu), Connexions (cnx@cnx.org)

Latest version: 1.17 (history)
First publication date: Jun 6, 2008 5:34 pm +0000
Last revision to module: Jun 18, 2012 10:00 am +0000

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Version History

Version: 1.17 Jun 18, 2012 10:00 am +0000 by Susan Dean
Changes:
Hypothesis Testing of Single Mean and Single Proportion: Using the Sample to Test the Null Hypothesis: Updated the title.

Version: 1.16 Jun 12, 2012 9:16 am +0000 by Susan Dean
Changes:
Module: Hypothesis Testing of Single Mean and Single Proportion: Using the Sample to Support One of the Hypotheses: Updated graph.  Added condition of normality.

Version: 1.15 Jun 7, 2012 11:47 pm +0000 by Susan Dean
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Hypothesis Testing of Single Mean and Single Proportion: Using the Sample to Support One of the Hypotheses: Minor edit.

Version: 1.14 Jun 7, 2012 9:35 am +0000 by Susan Dean
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Hypothesis Testing of Single Mean and Single Proportion: Using the Sample to Support One of the Hypotheses: Updated graph, changes "average" to "mean" where needed and changed X to x where needed.

Version: 1.13 Aug 19, 2011 9:29 am +0000 by Susan Dean
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Hypothesis Testing of Single Mean and Single Proportion: Using the Sample to Support One of the Hypotheses: Updated glossary term "Standard Deviation."

Version: 1.12 Aug 16, 2011 4:08 pm +0000 by Susan Dean
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Hypothesis Testing of Single Mean and Single Proportion: Using the Sample to Support One of the Hypotheses: Updated glossary item "Hypothesis."

Version: 1.11 Aug 11, 2011 11:10 pm +0000 by Susan Dean
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Hypothesis Testing of Single Mean and Single Proportion: Using the Sample to Support One of the Hypotheses: Updated glossary item "Standard Deviation."

Version: 1.10 Aug 11, 2011 11:07 pm +0000 by Susan Dean
Changes:
Hypothesis Testing of Single Mean and Single Proportion: Using the Sample to Support One of the Hypotheses: Updated glossary item "Standard Deviation."

Version: 1.9 Apr 26, 2009 10:44 am +0000 by Susan Dean
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Hypothesis Testing of Single Mean and Single Proportion: Using the Sample to Support One of the Hypotheses:  2nd paragraph, 2nd sentence corrected to read, "The data support ..."

Version: 1.8 Jan 29, 2009 7:57 am +0000 by Susan Dean
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Hypothesis Testing of Single Mean and Single Proportion: Using the Sample to Support One of the Hypotheses: Took out phrase containing "rare event" and added the word "alone" so that now the resulting phrase reads  "(meaning it is happening NOT by chance alone)"

Version: 1.7 Jan 29, 2009 7:45 am +0000 by Susan Dean
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Hypothesis Testing of Single Mean and Single Proportion: Using the Sample to Support One of the Hypotheses: For clarity, replaced words "outcome of data happening" with words "sample result is likely." 

Version: 1.6 Jan 29, 2009 7:16 am +0000 by Susan Dean
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Hypothesis Testing of Single Mean and Single Proportion: Using the Sample to Support One of the Hypotheses: For clarity, changed the first sentence to read "Use the sample (data) to calculate the actual probability of getting the test result, called the p-value."

Version: 1.5 Oct 27, 2008 3:23 pm +0000 by James Cooper
Changes:
roles updated

Version: 1.4 Jul 18, 2008 10:36 am +0000 by Connexions
Changes:
removed draft note

Version: 1.3 Jul 14, 2008 4:45 pm +0000 by Connexions
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removed image width params from media tags

Version: 1.2 Jul 7, 2008 3:52 pm +0000 by Connexions
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post review updates

Version: 1.1 Jun 26, 2008 2:14 pm +0000 by Connexions
Changes:
Initial publication

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