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critical value

noun, Statistics.
1.
the value of the random variable at the boundary between the acceptance region and the rejection region in the testing of a hypothesis.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10
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Examples for critical value
  • The notation for the critical value of the chi-square distribution can be confusing.
  • When a bar is colored red, that measurement exceeds the critical value.
  • Quality customer service is a critical value for us and your feedback is important.

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