chi-square test


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chi-square test:

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science of collecting and classifying a group of facts according to their relative number and determining certain values that represent characteristics of the group.
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chi-square test

[′kī ¦skwer ′test]
(statistics)
A generalization, and an extension, of a test for significant differences between a binomial population and a multinomial population, wherein each observation may fall into one of several classes and furnishes a comparison among several samples instead of just two.
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