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These are the Transum resources related to the statement: "Understand and apply the language of statistical hypothesis testing, developed through a binomial model: null hypothesis, alternative hypothesis, significance level, test statistic, 1-tail test, 2-tail test, critical value, critical region, acceptance region, p-value; extend to correlation coefficients as measures of how close data points lie to a straight line. and be able to interpret a given correlation coefficient using a given p-value or critical value (calculation of correlation coefficients is excluded)".

Here are some specific activities, investigations or visual aids we have picked out. Click anywhere in the grey area to access the resource.

- Statistical Significance This video explains numeric and categorical data and helps you gain an understanding of when to apply a t-test or a chi-square test.
- t-Test Revision A slide presentation designed to revise the key aspects of Student's t-Test.

Here are some exam-style questions on this statement:

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*The following table shows the relationship between the number of workers and the amount of time in minutes it takes them to harvest the sugar cane in a particular field.*" ... more - "
*The following table shows the weight in kilograms of members of a group of young children of various ages.*" ... more - "
*The following table shows the average number of hours per night sleeping by seven men and their youngest child.*" ... more - "
*The following table shows the average weights for given heights in a population of men.*" ... more - "
*As part of a conservation project, Darren was asked to measure the circumference of trees that were growing at different distances from a beach.**His results are shown in the following table.*" ... more - "
*The Scrumptious Sweet Company sell a variety pack of colourful, shaped sweets. The sweets are produced such that 60% are square and 40% are circular. It is known that 20% of the square shaped sweets and 40% of the circular sweets are coloured red.*" ... more - "
*The Farang Parkour Team hosted a Free Running event. The judges, Anan and Jason awarded 7 competitors a score out of 10. The scores are shown in the following table.*" ... more - "
*The 2nd Rutherford American Scouts joined the 37th Wolverhampton British Scouts for an International Camp. Skipper Jones is interested to see if the mean height of American Scouts, \( \mu_1\), is the same as the mean height of British Scouts, \( \mu_2\). The information is recorded in the following table.*" ... more - "
*The table below shows the scores for 12 students on two Mathematic exam papers. For the first paper calculators were allowed and for the second paper they were not.*" ... more

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This Bicen Maths video clip shows everything you need to memorise on hypothesis testing for A Level Statistics.

This Revision Village video clip shows what you need to know on hypothesis testing for the IB AI course.

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