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Hypothesis Test Logic

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Which of the following statements gives a good synopsis of the logic behind hypothesis tests?

A

The fact that a result such as ours is likely, given no change occurred, serves as good evidence the change did not occur.

B

The fact that a result such as ours is unlikely, given no change occurs, gives a low probability that the null hypothesis is true.

C

The fact that a result such as ours is unlikely, given no change occurred, serves as good evidence the change did occur.

D

The fact that a result such as ours is unlikely, given change occurred, serves as good evidence the change did not occur.

E

The fact that a result such as ours is unlikely, given no change occurred, proves that the change did occur.