Chi Square Test
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Chi Square Test
A statistical significance test based on frequency of occurrence; it is
applicable both to qualitative attributes and quantitative variables. Among
its many uses, the most common are test of hypothesized probabilities or
probability distributions (goodness of fit), statistical dependence or
independence (association), and common population (homogeneity).
The formula for chi square (x^{2}) depends upon intended
use, but is often expressible as a sum of terms of the type (f -
h)^{2} / h where f is an observed frequency and h is
its hypothetical value.
References
This article is based on NASA's Dictionary of Technical Terms for Aerospace Use