Chapter 11 GE

Chapter 11 GE - The table has 2 degrees of freedom. At 2...

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Chapter 11 1. The observed chi-square is 130.875. The table has 6 degrees of freedom. At 6 degrees of freedom, the observed value of chi-square exceeds the critical value (22.457) for p = .001. Consequently, the null hypothesis-that age and voting are statistically independent-is rejected. It is not likely we could obtain a chi-square of this size in a table with 6 degrees of freedom by accident. The older the respondents are, the more likely they are to have voted. 2. 3. The observed chi square is 16.677.
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Unformatted text preview: The table has 2 degrees of freedom. At 2 degrees of freedom, the observed value of chi-square far exceeds the critical value (13.815) for p = .001. Consequently, the null hypothesis-that sex and volunteering for charity are statistically independent-is rejected. It is not likely we could obtain a chi-square of this size in a table with 2 degrees of freedom by accident. Males are less likely to have volunteered for charity as compared to females. 4....
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This note was uploaded on 04/15/2008 for the course CJ Stats taught by Professor Dietz during the Spring '08 term at Texas State.

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