Learning Objectives

As you read the chapter, consider the following questions:
8.1 What is the standard error?
8.2 How can we use a population mean and the standard error to test a hypothesis?
8.3 What are the steps in hypothesis testing?
8.4 What is statistical significance and what does it tell us about our hypothesis?
8.5 What types of errors exist in our hypothesis-testing procedure?
8.6 How can I reduce the chance of an error in testing hypotheses?