Posted by **John** on Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 12:33pm.

Which of these statements is always true for a researcher who is using standard statistical

methods in a test of significance?

A. A researcher who rejects a true null hypothesis has committed a Type II error.

B. A researcher who rejects the null hypothesis has computed a test statistic that is negative

in value.

C. A researcher who rejects the null hypothesis has computed a P-value that is large in

value.

D. Increasing the sample size affects the probability of making a Type I error.

E. None of the above is true.

I have been trying this problem for hours and cannot understand it. Please help

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**Anonymous**, Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at 8:51pm
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