Hypothesis

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Hypothesis

An assumption or theory.

During a criminal trial, a hypothesis is a theory set forth by either the prosecution or the defense for the purpose of explaining the facts in evidence. It also serves to set up a ground for an inference of guilt or innocence, or a showing of the most probable motive for a criminal offense.

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Therefore, the null hypothesis is rejected, but not the directional hypothesis. It can be concluded that, regarding computer skills, concepts of IT, file management, Internet, databases (Access), and presentation (Power Point), there is a significant difference between control and experimental groups.
Therefore, the null hypothesis is rejected, but not the directional hypothesis. Regarding word processor and spreadsheets (Excel), P values are 0.11 and 0.75 respectively, which are higher than 0.05, so the null hypothesis is rejected, but not the directional hypothesis.

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