Notice that these statements contain the words , if and then. They are necessary in a formalized hypothesis. But not all if-then statements are hypotheses. For example, "If I play the lottery, then I will get rich." This is a simple prediction. In a formalized hypothesis, a tentative relationship is stated.
Assume that the hypothesis test in this case is conducted at a = 0.10. The null and the alternative are: Rejection Rule: Reject the null hypothesis if F< F 0.095 or F> F 0.05 where F, the value of the test statistic is equal to s 1 2 /s 2 2, with 10 degrees of freedom for both the