Asked Sep 11, 2019

Large χ2 values are sometimes obtained in situations where the null hypothesis is true.  Explain why this might happen.


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Step 1

A null hypothesis is a type of hypothesis that proposes that no statistical significance exists in a set of given observations. The null hypothesis attempts to show that no variation exists between variables or that a single variable is no different than its mean.

Step 2

Larger values of the Chi-Square statistics are very unusual. So, if the Chi-squre statistic is large enough, then it can be because of two reasons:

1. The null hypothesis is not correct

2. The null ...

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