test of hypothesis

test of hypothesis

[′test əv hī′päth·ə·səs]
(statistics)
A rule for rejecting or accepting a hypothesis concerning a population which is based upon a given sample of data.
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The test of hypothesis 3 is based on the use of the scale Demands and its satisfaction complement Liking Demands; in the former the theoretical average of 3 means that the course Demands are neither too high nor too low.
This result is in agreement with the result of the test of hypothesis 1: If the teacher shifts over responsibility to the students, the teaching itself will necessarily become more situation specific.

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