Null distribution

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In statistical hypothesis testing, the null distribution is the probability distribution of the test statistic when the null hypothesis is true.[1]

In an F-test, the null distribution is an F-distribution.[2]


  1. ^ Staley, Kent W. (2014), An Introduction to the Philosophy of Science, Cambridge Introductions to Philosophy, Cambridge University Press, p. 142, ISBN 9780521112499 .
  2. ^ Jackson, Sally Ann; Brashers, Dale E. (1994), Random Factors in ANOVA, Quantitative Applications in the Social Sciences, 97-98, SAGE, p. 38, ISBN 9780803950900 .