Setting Up Hypotheses

Read sections 2, 4, and 5 from Chapter 11, and complete the questions at the end of each section. Section 2 discusses the logic behind hypothesis testing using concrete examples and explains how to set up null and alternative hypothesis. Section 4 explains what Type I and II errors are and how they can occur. Section 5 introduces one-tailed and two-tailed tests and explains which one should be used for the testing purpose.