# Hypothesis Testing and Power of the Test

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What does the power of a test measure? What three factors increase the power of the test?

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This solution provides a detailed explanation of the concept "power of the test." It includes how to measures the power of the test, what it measures and the three factors that can increase the power of the test.

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1. What does the power of a test measure?

The power of a statistical hypothesis test measures the test's ability to reject the null hypothesis when it is actually false - that is, to make a correct decision.

In other words, the power of a hypothesis ...

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