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    Hypothesis Test

    Hello,
    I have the following problem and I have no idea how to answer.
    Suppose that you are performing a one-tailed hypothesis test. " Assuming that everything else remains constant, a decrease in the test's level of significance (α) leads to a higher probability of rejecting the null hypothesis" Is this statement true or false? Explain your choice?
    Thanks in advance!
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    Quote Originally Posted by newuser2009 View Post
    Hello,
    I have the following problem and I have no idea how to answer.
    Suppose that you are performing a one-tailed hypothesis test. " Assuming that everything else remains constant, a decrease in the test's level of significance (α) leads to a higher probability of rejecting the null hypothesis" Is this statement true or false? Explain your choice?
    Thanks in advance!
    Do you understand what a p-value is? Do you know the relationship between \alpha and the p-value?
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    Thank you!

    I found the answer to this problem, after I studied the relationship between and the p-value.

    Thank you for your effort!
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    Quote Originally Posted by newuser2009 View Post
    I found the answer to this problem, after I studied the relationship between and the p-value.

    Thank you for your effort!
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