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alternative hypothesis

[ȯl¦tər·nət·iv hī′päth·ə·səs]
(statistics)
Value of the parameter of a population other than the value hypothesized or believed to be true by the investigator.
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So here we will reject null hypothesis and accept the alternate hypothesis i.e.
Therefore the null hypothesis which states that there is a significant difference in the response of library staff in Rivers State University and Ignatius Ajuru University of Education on the influence of availability of information resources on users' satisfaction in the universities' library is rejected while the alternate hypothesis is upheld.
The ANOVA Output shows a critical factor F (= 3.077) < calculated F (=38.54) therefore the null hypothesis ([H.sub.oa]) that there is no difference between the three distributions is rejected and the alternate hypothesis ([H.sub.1a]) is true.
The second alternate hypothesis is the hedonic risk in advertising theme is associated with brand awareness.
These results reports that null hypothesis (H.1-0) has been rejected and alternate hypothesis (H.1-1) has been accepted.
As such, the alternate hypothesis statement was taken as true, meaning that higher the performance of healthcare system, the higher the PHC level.
An alternate hypothesis generated by the new data argues directly against the effectiveness of writing center tutoring.
The alternate hypothesis is that [alpha] < 0, which implies that series [Y.sub.t] istrend stationary with a possible structural break occurring at an unknown time.
At one point Hartch does offer the alternate hypothesis (held by the present author; see A Worldwide Heart [2013], 219-20) that Illich's opposition to the mission grew over time (72-73).
This approach allowed us to test 2 null hypotheses against an alternate hypothesis. The 1st null hypothesis assumed equal perching on the supplemental perch, the shielded crossarm below the supplemental perch, and the control crossarm without the supplemental perch.
Alternate hypothesis: The workplace conditions have no negative effects on the emotional of children involved in labour in the study region.

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