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type I error

  statistics:  a false positive; i.e., finding a result to have statistical significance when this has in fact happened by chance
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type I error type I errors
Strongly Associated with:   type II error
Also described as the incorrect rejection of a null hypothesis or alpha error.
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Associated words [difficulty]:   type I error , mode [1] , median [4] , extrapolate [7] , regression analysis [7] , logarithmic scale [8] , interpolate [9] , interpolate [9] , mean [9]
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