# How do you calculate Type 1 error and Type 2 error probabilities?

##### 1 Answer

Dec 9, 2017

Type

Type

#### Explanation:

Null Hypothesis:

Alternative Hypothesis:

Type 1 errors in hypothesis testing is when you reject the null hypothesis

Type 2 errors in hypothesis testing is when you Accept the null hypothesis

We can use the idea of:

Probability of event

So applying this idea to the Type 1 and Type 2 errors of hypothesis testing:

Type

Type