chi-square test


chi-square test
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   A statistical test to determine how closely an observed set of data values correspond to the values expected, under a specific hypothesis.

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  • chi-square test — noun any statistical hypothesis test in which the test statistic has a chi square distribution if the null hypothesis is true …   Wiktionary

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