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Comparison of Hypothesis Testing and the Legal System

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Please explain how hypothesis testing is related/compared to our legal system.

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This solution contains over 300 words of original content pertaining to the similarities found between hypothesis testing in statistics and the legal system. Background information, including examples, are provided to build a base knowledge of hypothesis testing.

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To understand how hypothesis testing is like the legal system, lets first discuss a few key points about hypothesis testing.

Hypothesis testing always involves two hypotheses. One is called the null hypothesis (or Ho) and the other is called the alternative hypothesis (or Ha). The null hypothesis always states that there is no significant difference when comparing groups or that there is no relationship between two variables. On the other hand, the alternative hypothesis states that ...

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