Which of the following conclusion would represent a Type II error? Concluding that the average voter turnout at presidential election will change when in fact turnout will not /did not change. Concluding that the average voter turnout at presidential election will not change when in fact turnout will / did change.

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Asked Mar 20, 2019

Which of the following conclusion would represent a Type II error?

Concluding that the average voter turnout at presidential election will change when in fact turnout will not /did not change.

Concluding that the average voter turnout at presidential election will not change when in fact turnout will / did change.

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Given a hypothesis test to check if the average voter turnout change in next presidential election, if the  average voter turnout in Miami is 57% last time.

Type-II error : In hypothesis testing the failure to reject the false null hypothesis is known as type-II error.

Ho : turnout = 57%

Ha : turnout ≠ 57%

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