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Unformatted text preview: 7. F df1 df2 value for overall assessment. Where df1 (numerator degrees of freedom) is the number of linearly independent predictors in the assumed model minus the number of linearly independent predictors in the restricted model; i.e., the number of linearly independent restrictions imposed on the assumed model, and df2 (denominator degrees of freedom) is the number of observations minus the number of linearly independent predictors in the assumed model. The observed Fstatistic should exceed not merely the selected critical value of Ftable, but at least four times the critical value. Finally in statistics for business, there exists an opinion that with more than 4 parameters, one can fit an elephant so that if one attempts to fit a regression function that depends on many parameters, the result should not be regarded as very reliable....
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This note was uploaded on 10/06/2011 for the course ECO 6416 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at University of Central Florida.
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