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Topic: Type I error
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Bill Taylor

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Re: Type I error
Posted: Dec 18, 2002 11:02 PM
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A Type I error, is rejecting the null hypothesis when it is true.

A Type II error is accepting the null hypothesis when the alternative is true.

A Type III error is not being able to remember which is which.




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