
06291976
j
2014c.00853
Seier, Edith
Liu, Yali
An exercise to introduce power.
Teach. Stat. 35, No. 1, 5356 (2013).
2013
Wiley (WileyBlackwell), Oxford; Teaching Statistics Trust (TST) c/o University of Plymouth, Faculty of Education, Royal Statistical Society Centre for Statistical Education (RSSCSE), Plymouth, Devon
EN
K75
M65
K65
D85
hypothesis testing
binomial distribution
population proportion
type I error
type II error
sample size
doi:10.1111/j.14679639.2011.00464.x
Summary: In introductory statistics courses, the concept of power is usually presented in the context of testing hypotheses about the population mean. We instead propose an exercise that uses a binomial probability table to introduce the idea of power in the context of testing a population proportion.