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

Aug 3, 2017

No. That's a Type II error

#### Explanation:

A Type I error $\alpha$ , is the rejection of a true null hypothesis as false.

A Type II error $\beta$ , is the acceptation of a false null hypothesis as true.

Summing up things,
We can say that both are opposites of each others.