​For a two-tailed hypothesis test evaluating a Pearson correlation, what is stated by the null hypothesis? Question  options:a​There is a non-zero correlation for the general population.b​There is a non-zero correlation for the sample.c​The population correlation is zero.d​The sample correlation is zero.

Asked Dec 8, 2019
​For a two-tailed hypothesis test evaluating a Pearson correlation, what is stated by the null hypothesis?

Question  options:

​There is a non-zero correlation for the general population.
​There is a non-zero correlation for the sample.
​The population correlation is zero.
​The sample correlation is zero.

Expert Answer

Step 1

Hypothesis test is always done for population parameter

Hypothesis testing for correlation in two tailed test is given by

Null Hypothesis H0 : ρ = 0


Want to see the full answer?

See Solution

Check out a sample Q&A here.

Want to see this answer and more?

Solutions are written by subject experts who are available 24/7. Questions are typically answered within 1 hour.*

See Solution
*Response times may vary by subject and question.
Tagged in



Hypothesis Testing

Related Statistics Q&A

Find answers to questions asked by student like you
Show more Q&A

Q: a data set includes 109 body temperatures of healthy adult humans having a mean of 98.3 f and a stan...

A: Given, sample size n=109, mean(x-)=98.3F and standard deviation(s) =0.54F.Formula for confidence int...


Q: 7

A: Click to see the answer


Q: hello, i'm having trouble answering question B. Can you help me?   For this problem, carry at least ...

A: From the given information, it is given that, Sample size (n) = 508Number of introverts (x) = 295The...


Q: According to a study, there are 650 members of the International Nanny Association (INA).  Of these,...

A: There are 650 members in the International Nanny Association.Of these only 3 are men, remaining 647 ...


Q: A nonparametric test of significance should be considered when the characteristics we are studying: ...

A: A non-parametric test which is also known as free test is used when nothing is known about the data....


Q: The annual 2-mile fun-run is a traditional fund-raising event to support local arts and sciences act...

A: It is given that the mean and standard deviation of finishing times are 30 and 5.5 minutes respectiv...


Q: = 0.05. You wish to test the following claim (Ha) at a significance level of a H.:µ = 82.3 Ha:µ > 82...

A: The test statistic is obtained as follows:


Q: Choose a person age 19 to 25 years at random and ask, "In the past four days, how many days did you ...

A: The random variable X denotes the number of days that randomly chosen 19-to25-year -olds worked out ...


Q: A and B are independent events. Use the following probabilities to answer the question. Round to 4 d...

A: If two events A and B are independent then,