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A research hypothesis:
Predicts the nature of the relationship between two or more variables
The following are all purposes of the research hypothesis except:
A)Proving the validity of a theory
B)Extending human knowledge
C)Explicating the research question
D)Providing direction to the research design
Proving the validity of a theory
A research hypothesis indicates the expected relationship between:
The independent variable and the dependent variable
Hypotheses are:
Useful in giving direction to quantitative studies
The hypothesis "Women who jog regularly are more likely than those who do not to have amenorrhea" is:
Directional
A research hypothesis:
Predicts the nature of the relationship between two or more variables
The following are all purposes of the research hypothesis except:
A)Proving the validity of a theory
B)Extending human knowledge
C)Explicating the research question
D)Providing direction to the research design
Proving the validity of a theory
A research hypothesis indicates the expected relationship between:
The independent variable and the dependent variable
Hypotheses are:
Useful in giving direction to quantitative studies
The hypothesis "Women who jog regularly are more likely than those who do not to have amenorrhea" is:
Directional
The following is a ____________ hypothesis: "The fewer social supports an elderly person has, the more likely he or she is to be institutionalized."
directional