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What is an alpha level? What is a p-value level? how is a p-value used in relation to an alpha level in determining if a result is statistically significant?

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The alpha level is defined as the probability of rejecting the null hypothesis when the null hypothesis is true. The alpha level is also treated as type I error in the test.  It is denoted by α. Generally, the alpha level takes the values 0.05, 0.01 and 0.1.

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