How to Calculate a Chi Square: Formula & Example


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Chi square is used to determine how close _____ data is to expected data.

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1. The symbol for chi is:

2. A small chi square value means:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet can be used to practice calculating chi squares. In these assessments, you will be quizzed on why chi squares are used, the symbol for chi, and how to calculate a chi square.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the following topics:

  • Purpose of the chi square method
  • The symbol for chi
  • The meaning of a small chi square value
  • Use the chi square formula of three categories of data sets
  • Calculate the chi square of data from a real-life scenario

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet combination allows you to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related statistics lesson
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve chi square practice problems
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding chi squares
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about calculating a chi square

Additional Learning

To learn more about calculating a chi square of a set of data, review the accompanying lesson on How To Calculate A Chi Square: Formula & Example. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Recall why the chi square method is used
  • Understand the relationship of a chi square value to expected data
  • Examine examples of the chi square method