Tests of Significance II

  • Allan J. Rossman
  • Beth L. Chance
Part of the The Workshop Mathematics Project book series (TIMS)


In the last topic, you discovered the fundamental statistical technique of tests of significance, concentrating on the reasoning, structure, and interpretation involved with such tests. You will continue to study the principles of significance testing in this topic, focusing on the application of the procedure to problems involving a population proportion. You will also explore some common ways in which significance testing is misapplied in many situations.


Alternative Hypothesis Credit Card Principle Activity Simple Random Sample Population Proportion 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • Allan J. Rossman
    • 1
  • Beth L. Chance
    • 2
  1. 1.Dickinson CollegeUSA
  2. 2.University of the PacificUSA

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