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chi-square test

n.
A test that uses the chi-square statistic to test the fit between a theoretical frequency distribution and a frequency distribution of observed data for which each observation may fall into one of several classes.

chi-square test

n
(Statistics) statistics a test derived from the chi-square distribution to compare the goodness of fit of theoretical and observed frequency distributions or to compare nominal data derived from unmatched groups of subjects

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n.
a test that uses the quantity chi-square for testing the mathematical fit of a frequency curve to an observed frequency distribution.
[1935–40]
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