Crash Course: Statistics #22 - P-Values, Part 2

Last week we introduced p-values as a way to set a predetermined cutoff when testing if something seems unusual enough to reject our null hypothesis – that they are the same.

But today we’re going to discuss some problems with the logic of p-values, how they are commonly misinterpreted, how p-values don’t give us exactly what we want to know, and how that cutoff is arbitrary – and arguably not stringent enough in some scenarios.

Data, Graphing & Statistics, Probability
High School, College

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