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alternative hypothesis

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(Statistics) statistics the hypothesis that given data do not conform with a given null hypothesis: the null hypothesis is accepted only if its probability exceeds a predetermined significance level. Compare hypothesis testing, null hypothesis
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The first alternate hypothesis is that gratification (happiness and pleasure) and adventure (risk taking) are related.
The alternate hypothesis was: there is association between BHU visit whenever you get ill and ever get the maternal facilities from BHU staff.
The first alternate hypothesis explains the changes from pre- to post-intervention averages as a result of the expected maturation and learning process for first-year students.
The Jammu and Kashmir case is not unproblematic either--although Mahadevan acknowledges that the decompression effect could not work in the case of Kashmiri separatism, since "[f]oreign governments have viewed Kashmir as disputed territory, and not as an integral part of India like Punjab," he does not entertain international influence as an alternate hypothesis (p.
At one point Hartch does offer the alternate hypothesis (held by the present author; see A Worldwide Heart [2013], 219-20) that Illich's opposition to the mission grew over time (72-73).
The alternate hypothesis is that [alpha] < 0, which implies that series [Y.
We compared each null hypothesis to an alternate hypothesis that perching did not occur in proportion to perch availability (that at least 1 perch location was used more than would be expected based on chance alone).
While the Alternate hypothesis that "The workplace conditions have no negative effects on the emotional of children involved in labour in the study region" have been proven as true, therefore accepted.
The null hypothesis is, therefore upheld while the alternate hypothesis is rejected.
Alternate hypothesis (Hi): it is usually stated in form of prejudice or bias, it is used to describe the result expected.
Nevertheless, we agree that an alternate hypothesis is possible.
Both sets of data seem plausible: A woman might want a steady partner to keep men from killing her children, or with the alternate hypothesis (females live apart), a woman might want another adult's help.

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