# Chi-square Test for Goodness of Fit: Desk Position&Showings

Calculate the chi-square test statistic X2 to test the claim that there is no advantage to any particular desk on the attached question.

Some real estate agents believe that the position of their desk in the office influences the number of showings they get each month. For the data below, the desks are numbered 1 through 6. The data lists the number of showings for each agent. Calculate the chi-square test statistic X2 to test the claim that there is no advantage to any particular desk.

Desk Position 1 2 3 4 5 6

Showings 50 36 45 44 32 33

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The null hypothesis tested is

H0: There is no advantage to any particular desk.

The alternative hypothesis is

H1: The position of desk influences the number of showings get each month.

The significance level used is 0.05.

The test ...

#### Solution Summary

The solution provides step by step method for the calculation of chi square test of goodness of fit. Formula for the calculation and Interpretations of the results are also included. Interactive excel sheet is included. The user can edit the inputs and obtain the complete results for a new set of data.