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    my question is when you do hypothesis tests for a population proportion and you obtain a p-value, what do you compare that p-value to in order to reject/donotreject H-null? cause my notes don't tell me to choose alpha. any help is appreciated
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    Quote Originally Posted by mx70kc View Post
    my question is when you do hypothesis tests for a population proportion and you obtain a p-value, what do you compare that p-value to in order to reject/donotreject H-null? cause my notes don't tell me to choose alpha. any help is appreciated
    It should be compared with the level of significance, \alpha.

    If the p-value is less than the level of significance, you reject H_0, and if the p-value is greater than the level of significance, you do not reject H_0
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