# Is a Type I error committed when one accepts the null hypothesis when it is false?

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Aug 3, 2017

No. That's a Type II error

#### Explanation:

A Type I error **rejection** of a **true null hypothesis** as *false.*

A Type II error **acceptation** of a **false null hypothesis** as *true.*

Summing up things,

*We can say that both are opposites of each others.*