SBE10 CP12

SBE10 CP12 - Chapter 12 Tests of Goodness of Fit and...

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Unformatted text preview: Chapter 12 Tests of Goodness of Fit and Independence Chapter 12 Tests of Goodness of Fit and Independence Case Problem: A Bipartisan Agenda for Change 1. Descriptive statistics Question: Should legislative pay be cut for every day the state budget is late? Yes No Totals Democrat 22 14 36 Independent 10 9 19 Republican 39 6 45 Totals 71 29 100 Percentage responding yes: Democrat, 61.1%; Independent, 52.6%; Republican, 86.7% Preliminary conclusion: Since the percentage of Republicans that answered yes is much greater than the percentage of Democrats or Independents that answered yes, the classifications do not appear to be independent. Question: Should there be restrictions on lobbyists? Yes No Totals Democrat 21 15 36 Independent 15 4 19 Republican 34 11 45 Totals 70 30 100 Percentage responding yes: Democrat, 58.3%; Independent, 78.9%; Republican, 75.6% Preliminary conclusion: Since the percentage of Democrats that answered yes is much less than the percentage of Independents or Republicans that answered yes, the classifications do not appear to be...
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This note was uploaded on 07/26/2009 for the course QM 3342 taught by Professor Unknown during the Spring '09 term at Troy.

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SBE10 CP12 - Chapter 12 Tests of Goodness of Fit and...

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