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Fig. 3.5
Final Spreadsheet for the Chevy Impala Conﬁdence Interval About the Mean

3. “If we change the format for teaching Introductory Biology to our

undergraduates, then their ﬁnal exam scores will increase by 8 percent.”

A hypothesis, then, to a research scientist is a “guess” about what we think is true

in the real world. We can test these guesses using statistical formulas to see if our

predictions come true in the real world.

So, in order to perform these statistical tests, we must ﬁrst state our hypotheses

so that we can test our results against our hypotheses to see if our hypotheses match

reality.

So, how do we generate hypotheses in science research?

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