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Research Methods

Aims and Hypothesis

Aim: general purpose of an investigation, what you are trying to achieve in the investigation.

Hypothesis: a precise, testable statement or prediction about the expected outcome of an investigation.

Null Hypothesis: a prediction that states that results are due to chance and are not significant in terms of supporting the idea being investigated. E.g. there is no evidence that there is a difference between groups in the amount


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