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Type I and Type II Errors

Published on 02/27/2004

Activity Overview

This set contains questions regarding Type I and Type II errors, and the power of an inference test. Students differentiate between Type I and Type II errors, and their relationship to the null and alternative hypotheses.

Before the Activity

Download the attached LearningCheck™ file to students' calculators.

During the Activity

This LearningCheck™ appvar can be sent to your class using TI-Navigator™.

After the Activity

  • Review student answers
  • As a class, discuss questions that appeared to be more challenging
  • Re-teach concepts as necessary