Joint, Marginal & Conditional Frequencies: Definitions, Differences & Examples

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What is a table listing two categorical variables whose values have been paired?

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1.

Elizabeth wanted to know the gender and the hair color of each of her classmates. She arranged the results of this survey into a two-way table, shown below.

According to the table, what is the joint relative frequency of boys with red hair?

2.

Elizabeth wanted to know the gender and the hair color of each of her classmates. She arranged the results of this survey into a two-way table, shown below.

According to the table, what is the marginal relative frequency of students in the class that have blonde hair?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These assessments will test your skill in solving problems that ask you to find the joint, marginal and conditional frequencies. Key topics include the table that lists paired variables and the differences in how to calculate each frequency type.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz/worksheet, you will be assessed on your ability to:

  • Calculate the joint, marginal and conditional frequencies
  • Know what kind of table you need to determine these frequencies
  • Distinguish between each type of frequency

Skills Practiced

This assessment will let you practice these skills:

  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve practice problems that ask for the joint, marginal or conditional frequency
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as joint, marginal and conditional frequencies
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the table needed to solve these types of problems and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Learn more about frequencies by viewing the related lesson titled Joint, Marginal & Conditional Frequencies: Definitions, Differences & Examples. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Types of tables used to analyze frequencies
  • Joint relative frequency
  • Conditional relative frequency
  • Marginal relative frequency
  • How to analyze data to identify and calculate these frequencies
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