# Hypothesis testing problems

Given that Ho = null hypothesis and Ha= alternative hypothesis then consider the following situations.

1. You are a juror in a murder trial. State the null and alternative hypothesis and explain why. What are two mistakes that can occur here (the two mismatches between what reality is and what the decision is).

2. You are taking a lie detector to prove to your employer that you have not stolen any goods. State the null and alternative hypothesis and explain why. What are two mistakes that can occur here (the two mismatches between what reality is and what the decision is).

3. You are taking a lie detector because your employer wants to prove that you have stolen goods. State the null and alternative hypothesis and explain why. What are two mistakes that can occur here (the two mismatches between what reality is and what the decision is).

4. You are taking a blood test for Gene Z syndrome. State the null and alternative hypothesis and explain why. What are two mistakes that can occur here (the two mismatches between what reality is and what the decision is).

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#### Solution Summary

Step by step method for computing test statistic for t test is given in the answer.