## Hypothesis Testing: An Introduction

## In this lesson, we are going to discuss how a Hypothesis Test can be performed to either prove or disprove a claim about a Mean. Often when a claim concerning a population is made, statisticians are asked to submit the claim to a Hypothesis Test in order to prove whether it is factual or even significant. A

Hypothesisis an assertion that something is true.Hypothesis Tests are also called Tests of Significance. Depending upon our testing parameters, we can by means of Hypothesis Testing determine if claims concerning a deviance from the accepted mean are significant changes.

Terms and Definitions used in Hypothesis Testing

Hypothesis Testing : A Flow Chart

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