Education Technology

What is a p-Value?

Published on 04/13/2011

Activity Overview

Students begin with a null hypothesis specifying the mean of a normally distributed population with a given standard deviation.

Key Steps

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    In Problem 2, students consider the following hypothesis test scenario: H0: m = 10 and Ha: m > 10 The top screen of page 2.1 of the tns file represents a population whose mean is 10, as assumed in the null hypothesis.

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    Then, in Problem 3, students assume H0: m = 10 and Ha: m > 10.