Type I and Type II Errors Statistics Statistical Inference Overview Type I and Type II Errors Questions How is a type 1 error more dangerous than a type 2 error in statistics? Is a Type I error committed when one accepts the null hypothesis when it is false? What is a Type I error? How can the probability of a type I error be reduced? How can a type II error be avoided? What is a type I error? Why does it occur? A consumer advocacy group claims that the mean mileage for the Carter Motor Company's new sedan is less than 32 miles per gallon. What would be the type I error for the test? Are the power, type 1, and type 2 error values p-values? How can type 1 and type 2 errors be minimized? Does probability of type 2 error decrease when probability of type 1 error increases? Statistical Inference Overview View all chapters Confidence Intervals Hypothesis Testing Statistical Significance Type I and Type II Errors Prev