Goodness-of-Fit ??? I have been constantly bothered by my younger brother for seemingly trivial matters. A couple of years ago, he was about to send my niece to college, and he was interested in the political views of the freshmen at the college. Anyway, this was what he found. In 2007, 27.7% of incoming fres
Chapter 11, Section 2 Problem 8 Conduct the hypothesis test and provide the test statistic, critical value and/or P-value, and state the conclusion. Flat Tire and Missed Class - A classic tale involves four carpooling students who missed a test and gave as an excuse a flat tire. On the makeup test, the instructor asked t
Please see attached file to view the tables. 1. When testing for independence in a contingency table with 3 rows and 4 columns, there are ________ degrees of freedom. A) 6 B) 7 C) 12 D) 5 2. If we use the χ2 method of analysis to test for the differences among 4 proportions, the degrees of freedom are equal
Please describe and define what the chi-square analysis is, the conditions under which it is used, and how it compares to the Pearson Correlation. ALSO describe and define what log-linear modeling is and the conditions under which it is used. Do not forget the operational definitions and examples!
1. What is the distinction between distribution-free methods and nonparametric methods? 2. In a chi-square analysis, the expected count in one of the cells is 2.1. Can you you conduct the analysis? If not, what can be done? If question 2 requires excel or graphs, please add them.
A person purchased a slot machine and tested it by playing it 1,245 times. There are 10 different categories of outcomes, including no win, win jackpot, win with three balls, and so on. When testing the claim that the observed outcomes agree with the expected frequencies, the author obtained a test statistic of xsquared=10.413.
Relating Statistical Evidence of Discrimination Cases to Chi-Square applications In cases we do not know the underlying theoretical distribution we resort to non-parametric statistics. The Chi-square is such a statistic. Formal testing for evidence of discrimination in the bank supervisor case using the Chi-square statisti
1. Seven percent of mutual fund investors rate corporate stocks "very safe," 58% rate them "somewhat safe,." 24% rate them "not very safe," 4% rate them "not at all safe," and 7% are "not sure." A poll asked 529 mutual fund investors how they would rate corporate bonds on safety. The responses are as follows. Safety Ratin
See attached file for the tables. 3-35. A research firm wants to compare the miles per gallon of unleaded regular, mid-grade, and super premium gasoline. Because of differences in the performance of different automobiles, seven different automobiles were selected and treated as blocks. Therefore, each brand of gasoline was te
6.21 Infant deaths in King Country, Washington were grouped by season of the year. The number of deaths by season, for selected causes of death, are listed in Table 6.13. Table 6.13 Death Data for Problem 6.21 Season Winter Spring Summer Autumn Asphyxia 50 48 46 34 Immaturity 30 40 36 35 Co
Randomly selected non-fatal occupational injuries and illnesses are categorized according to the day of the week that they first occurred, and the results are listed below (based on data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics). Using a 0.05 level of significance (? = 0.05), test the claim that such injuries and illnesses occur
Describe a 5-step hypothesis test utilizing the chi-squared "goodness of fit" technique) for a particular claim related to your work or life environment. You need to state the claim, define the null and alternate hypotheses, identify the test significance and the test statistic, and state the decision rule that will be used. T
See the attached file. (13.26) The outstanding balances for 500 credit-card customers are listed in file XR13026. Using the 0.10 level of significance, examine whether the data could have come from a normal distribution. Data is given in the spread sheet. Balance
See attached file. (13.17) From the one-day work absences during the past year, the personnel director for a large firm has identified the day of the week for a random sample of 150 of the absences. Given the following observed frequencies, and for α = 0.01, can the director conclude that one-day absences during the v
1. The Safety Director of Honda USA took samples at random from the file of minor accidents and classified them according to the time the accident took place. The sample data is as follows: 8am to 9am 6 accidents 9am to 10 am 6 accidents 10am to 11 am 20 accidents 11am to noon 8 accidents Noon to 1p
For each problem below, answer the following 1. State the Ho 2. State the H1 3. Find the critical value 4. Determine the test statistic. Explain 5. State the decision rule 6. Show the decision rule graphically 7. Determine the computed value of the test statistic 8. Determine the p-value 9. What is your decis
Please respond to the following questions: 1. Not using any example in the given Week 3 reading article, provide a sample scenario that can be addressed using Chi-squared goodness of fit methods 2. Apart from the Chi-squared goodness of fit test, what is another goodness of fit test?
See attached file. There are 3 pages to the problems. Chi -Square Distribution to test the independence of two variables Step 1: Set up the hypotheses: H0: The variables are independent H1: The variables are not independent. Step 2: Compute the expected frequency for each cell
I need assistance in with practice problems. Data for Practice Problems Standard Test Scores Name Gender Absences PE Math Writing Reading Alex Boy 5 49 85 86 80 Anthony Boy 18 51 39 71 75 Douglas Boy 1 82 74 78 79 Jorge Boy 4 56 66 68 60 Joshua Boy 5 83 79 78 77 Luke Boy 0 94 89 84 84 Robert Boy 17 36 36 56 50
6.23 Fisher  presented data of Geissler  on the number of male births in German families with eight offspring. One model that might be considered for these data is the binomial distribution. This problem requires a goodness-of-fit test. (a) Estimate Π, the probability that a birth is male. This is done by usi
Apply the Chi-square goodness-of-fit test, using either the critical-value approach or the p-value approach, to perform the required hypothesis test. 13.28 The American Automobile Manufacturers Association compiles data on U.S. car sales by type of car. Following is the 1990 distribution, as reported in the World Almanac.
AutoWrecks, Inc. sells auto insurance. AutoWrecks keeps close tabs on its customers' driving records, updating its rates according to the trends indicated by these records. AutoWrecks' records indicate that, in a "typical" year, roughly 70% of the company's customers do not commit a moving violation, 10% commit exactly one movin
A shoe salesman want to see if his female customers have a preference in the color of shoe purchased. What is the test value for the following data? Black Brown Red Navy White 48 32 13 18 23
Use a .05 level of significance to test w x y z A 31 33 43 26 B 44 45 34 22 State the hypotheses being tested,the test statistic, and the p-value? Critical value of the test statistic is ? With ? degrees of freedom.
1. Nonparametric statistical measures: (Points: 5) compare population means or proportions to determine the relationship between variables. can only be used with independent samples. allow for testing procedures that eliminate some of the unrealistic assumptions required for testing by parametric
Please see the attached file for the table to problem 2 1. The manager of a computer software company wishes to study the number of hours senior executives spend at their desktop computers by type of industry. The manager selected a sample of five executives from each of three industries. At the .05 significance level, can sh
A table showing the season in which the first 36 U.S. presidents died. Research question: At alpha=0.10, Can you reject the hypothesis that presidents' deaths are uniformly distributed by season? Month of Demise Deaths January-March 11 April-June 9 July-September 10 Oc
Chi-square distribution Use the calculator provided to solve the following problems. ?Suppose that X2 follows a chi-square distribution with 7 degrees of freedom. Compute P (X2 <=5). Round your answer to at least three decimal places. ?Suppose again that X2 follows a chi-square distribution with 7 degrees of freedom. Find k
Question 1 A case-control study looked at the association of alcohol use with the occurrence of coronary heart disease (CHD). There were 300 participants in the study (150 cases and 150 controls). Of the cases, 90 participants drank alcohol; of the controls, 60 participants drank alcohol. Design the appropriate 2x2 table,
A chi-square test for goodness of fit is used to test whether or not there are any preferences among three brands of cola. If the study uses a sample of n = 60 subjects, then the expected frequency for each category would be?