Hi All,

I am newbie to statistics.

When I read the literature regarding null hypothesis, I understand that the null hypothesis should always include equals to sign (= , <=, >=). In my research, i am trying to prove that a variable is equal to zero in all my experiments.

I am confused about how to write the null hypothesis.

Is it ok to write a null hypothesis that the mean is not equal to zero and the alternate hypothesis that the mean is equal to zero.?

Can you please help?

Many thanks in advance!

Regards

Phil

I am newbie to statistics.

When I read the literature regarding null hypothesis, I understand that the null hypothesis should always include equals to sign (= , <=, >=). In my research, i am trying to prove that a variable is equal to zero in all my experiments.

I am confused about how to write the null hypothesis.

Is it ok to write a null hypothesis that the mean is not equal to zero and the alternate hypothesis that the mean is equal to zero.?

Can you please help?

Many thanks in advance!

Regards

Phil

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