 # During the proposal, a committee member asks you to explain in your own words what you meant by saying “p less than (<) .05." Provide an explanation.

Question 10 You are running a series of statistical tests in SPSS using the “standard” criterion for rejecting a null hypothesis. You obtain the following p values. Test #1 calculates group differences with a p value = .07. Test #2 calculates the strength of association between two variables with a p value = .50. Test #3 calculates group differences with a p value = .001. For each Test below, state whether or not you reject the null hypothesis. For each test, also explain what your decision implies in terms of group differences (Test 1 and Test 3) and in terms of the strength of association between two variables (Test 2). Test #1 (group differences) = Test #2 (strength of association) = Test #3 (group differences) = Question 11 A researcher calculates a statistical test and obtains a p value of .86. He decides to reject the null hypothesis. Is this decision correct, or has he committed a Type I or Type II error? Explain your answer. [Answer here in complete sentences] Question 12 You are proposing a research study that you would like to conduct while attending Capella University. During the proposal, a committee member asks you to explain in your own words what you meant by saying “p less than (<) .05.” Provide an explanation. [Answer here in complete sentences]