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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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4 ANOVA showed that the result was highly significant because the P value 0.003 was less than 0.05, so here we will reject null hypothesis and accept alternate hypothesis. As F-Value is greater than 4 so the result was significant.
Therefore the null hypothesis which states that, there is a significant difference in the response of library staff in Rivers State and Ignatius Ajuru Universities library on the influence of knowledge of collection development policy on users' satisfaction in the universities' library is rejected while the alternate hypothesis is upheld.
Results of first alternate hypothesis indicate the significant impact between employee and performance of the employees.
Since p value is less than the level of significance (p < .05), we can reject the null hypothesis and accept the alternate hypothesis, that is the interventions given in Group B (Mulligan mobilisation and UST) were significantly better than Group A (Maitland mobilisation and UST) in improving abduction ROM.
The alternate hypothesis ([H.sub.1a]) states that there must be a statistically significant difference between the three sets of data.
The first alternate hypothesis is that gratification (happiness and pleasure) and adventure (risk taking) are related.
To analyze if there is gender difference regarding the impact of simulation-based teaching, null hypothesis implies that there is no difference between male and female in pre-/post-test scores, while the alternate hypothesis implies that there is difference between male and female in pre- and post-test scores.
Variable Augmented MacKinnon's Dickey-Fuller p value* test statistic [S.sub.T] -3.033 0.0319 [F.sub.T-2] -3.189 0.0206 [F.sub.T-4] -2.770 0.0626 [F.sub.T-6] -3.158 0.0226 [F.sub.T-8] -3.279 0.0159 F[C.sub.T-2] -6.143 0.0000 F[C.sub.T-4] -4.650 0.0001 F[C.sub.T-6] -4.258 0.0005 F[C.sub.T-8] -4.170 0.0007 R[C.sub.T-2] -10.216 0.0000 R[C.sub.T-4] -6.509 0.0000 R[C.sub.T-6] -5.265 0.0000 R[C.sub.T-8] -4.340 0.0004 * Alternate hypothesis: series are stationary.
Based upon these argument therefore we developed following null and alternate hypothesis.
The alternate hypothesis was: there is association between BHU visit whenever you get ill and ever get the maternal facilities from BHU staff.
The second alternate hypothesis held that the improvements were the result primarily of self-selection bias.
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.

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