# Calculating Value of Chi Square

Is the number of children that a college student currently has independent of the type of college or university being attended? Suppose students were randomly selected from three types of colleges and universities and the data shown represent the results of a survey of those students. Use the chi-square test of independence of the answer the question. Let alpha = .05

Type of College or University

Community College Large University Small College

Children 0 25 178 31

Children 1 49 141 12

Children 2 31 54 8

Children 3 or more 22 14 6

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The null hypothesis tested is

H0: The number of children that a college student currently has independent of the type of college or university being attended.

The alternative hypothesis is

H1: The number ...

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