Type I and Type II errors

Source: Flowing Data, May 2014

Type I errors, also known as false positives, occur when you see things that are not there. Type II errors, or false negatives, occur when you don’t see things that are there

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2 responses to “Type I and Type II errors

  1. I wish I saw this before my statistics test! I still passed 🙂

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