AHWT = Alternative Hypothesis is Wrong Type (1- instead of 2-sided or vice-versa, or 1-sided in the wrong direction) ALC = Avoid the Language of Causation (No cause-and-effect relationship is implied here) AQAA = Answer the Question(s) As Asked CATV = Check that the Assumptions of the Test you are using are Valid for this data CIHT = Confidence Interval given when Hypothesis Test is called for CPQV = Categorical Procedure has been applied to Quantitative Variable(s) ECF = Error Carried Forward from a previous calculation without additional penalty FRF = Frequency was used in place of Relative Frequency HAPV = Hypotheses are About Population Values, not things observed in the sample HTCI = Hypothesis Test was carried out when Confidence Interval is called for HD = How was answer Determined? IPV = Invalid P-Value: given that aP-value is the probability of something, it must be between 0 and 1.NANH = Never say words equivalent to “we Accept the Null Hypothesis” NHSE = Null Hypothesis should be a Statement of Equality QPCV = Quantitative Procedure has been applied to Categorical Variable(s) SW = Show Work! TSMP = Two-Sample tprocedure used when Matched Pairs t called for (or vice-versa)UEC = Using Equals as a Conjunction WPS = Wrong Parameter Symbol for the quantity in question (perhaps μ was used when pcalled for, or vice-versa)

Thomas L. Scofield 02/28/2004