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Jury and Type I and Type II Errors

Using null hypothesis and alternative hypothesis if juries must make a decision about the guilt or innocence of a defendant: Suppose you are on a jury of a murder trial. It is obviously a mistake if the jury claims the suspect is guilty when in fact he/she is innocent. .
a. What type error would this be?
b. What is the other type of mistake the jury could make?
c. Which type of mistake is more serious?

Solution Summary

The solution file contains not only the answer to the question but also a brief about the types of errors and what they mean.