# Accepting the null hypothesis or failing to reject it

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Consider the seven steps of hypothesis testing. The final step in the hypothesis-testing process involves deciding whether to reject the null hypothesis. Assuming the null hypothesis is not rejected, what is the difference between accepting the null hypothesis and failing to reject it? Explain your reasoning.

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This solution discusses the difference between accepting the null hypothesis and failing to reject it.

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Hypothesis testing is a process that tries to make rational decisions about the reality of effects based on the data collected. It involves testing the null hypothesis (Ho) against the alternative hypothesis (H1). There is a difference between accepting ...

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