Elementary Statistics (12th Edition)

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Chapter 8 - Hypothesis Testing - 8-2 Basics of Hypothesis Testing - Basic Skills and Concepts - Page 398: 33


type II error

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Type I error is when we reject the null hypothesis, although it is true. Type II error is when we fail to reject the null hypothesis, although it is false. The proportion is more than 0.5, hence the null hypothesis is false, hence it is a type II error.
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