Statistics and Probability Module: Identifying the Appropriate Rejection Region for a Given Level of Significance

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In the previous module, you have learned to identify the appropriate test statistic when the population variance is known or unknown. You were able to define different statistical concepts related to z-test and t-test as the tools for computing value in hypothesis testing problem. The steps in choosing correct statistical test were also discussed. Moreover, the test used for Central Limit Theorem was explained.

Since you already know how to choose the test statistic applicable in hypothesis testing, you are now ready to identify the appropriate rejection region when population variance is known or unknown. In determining rejection region, you will also be defining other statistical concepts such as critical value.

After going through this module, you are expected to:

1. define the critical values, level of significance, hypothesis test, and rejection region;

2. identify the critical value when population variance is known or unknown; and

3. determine the appropriate rejection region for a given level of significance when population is known/unknown and Central Limit Test is to be used.

Statistics and Probability Quarter 4 Self-Learning Module: Identifying the Appropriate Rejection Region for a Given Level of Significance


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