Alternative Hypothesis

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Alternative Hypothesis

A hypothesis the tester wishes to prove. When testing a hypothesis, a scientist often begins with an alternative hypothesis and a null hypothesis, which cannot be true. He/she then attempts to prove the alternative hypothesis, often by trying to prove the null hypothesis false.
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The third alternate hypothesis is that Hedonic risk in advertising theme positively affects brand attitude.
These results reports that the null hypothesis (H.2-0) used in present study has been rejected and alternate hypothesis (H.2-1) has been accepted.
Hence, this study employs the Gregory and Hansen cointegration test which incorporates an endogenous structural break in the test--and tests the null hypothesis of no cointegration against the alternate hypothesis of cointegration with a structural breaks.
While the Alternate hypothesis that "The workplace conditions have no negative effects on the emotional of children involved in labour in the study region" have been proven as true, therefore accepted.
So, we can accept [H.sub.1] (Alternate hypothesis).
The null hypothesis is, therefore upheld while the alternate hypothesis is rejected.
Alternate hypothesis (Hi): it is usually stated in form of prejudice or bias, it is used to describe the result expected.
Nevertheless, we agree that an alternate hypothesis is possible.
Both sets of data seem plausible: A woman might want a steady partner to keep men from killing her children, or with the alternate hypothesis (females live apart), a woman might want another adult's help.
Thus, test results support the alternate hypothesis 1 (H1A) and reject the null hypothesis 1 (H10).
An alternate hypothesis is that the subjective report of pleasure is caused only by expectancy effects (such as a belief that a high-priced wine must taste better; see [31]or[32]) and that the lower parts of the dopamine system do not participate.
To test our hypothesis, we first determine the Pearson correlation (r) between axillary and rectal temperature for each group.For comparing the correlation between two groups, our alternate hypothesis was that the correlation coefficient(r) of clinically unstable neonates well be significantly different than the clinically stable neonates while applying the Z - test.
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