Statistics and Probability Module: Solving Problems Involving Test of Hypothesis on Population Mean

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So far, you’ve already learned how to formulate null and alternative hypotheses, identify appropriate test statistic, look for critical values, identify the critical region, and compute for the value of the test statistic.

In the previous module, you studied about constructing hypotheses based on assumptions made. You’ve learned how to determine the appropriate test statistic to be used and solve its value in a given situation as well as how to identify the critical value and draw the critical region.

In this module, you will apply your knowledge and skills on solving problems in hypothesis testing. Eventually, you will decide whether you will reject the null hypothesis or not.

After going through this module, you are expected to:

1. identify the steps in hypothesis testing; and

2. solve problems involving test of hypothesis on the population mean.

Before you proceed to the lesson, make sure to answer first the questions on the “What I Know” portion.

Statistics and Probability Quarter 4 Self-Learning Module: Solving Problems Involving Test of Hypothesis on Population Mean


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