This lesson considers the concepts associated with statistical hypothesis testing, including the methodology and terminology. It also considers how to perform hypothesis tests for large samples and how to interpret the results, including p-values.

Sample Topics

  • Bike assembly times
  • Children’s puzzles
  • Cutting paper while blindfolded
  • Family incomes

Lesson Targets

  • Learn how to set up a hypothesis test
  • Perform a hypothesis test
  • Learn what a p-value is
  • Use a p-value to interpret the results of a hypothesis test

Materials Included

  • Lesson overview with instructor's notes
  • Activity sheet containing 13 exercises
  • Activity answer key
  • Minitab data sets