## How do you calculate Pearson chi-square?

You subtract the expected count from the observed count to find the difference between the two (also called the “residual”). You calculate the square of that number to get rid of positive and negative values (because the squares of 5 and -5 are, of course, both 25).

**How do you find the chi-square test of independence?**

To calculate the chi-squared statistic, take the difference between a pair of observed (O) and expected values (E), square the difference, and divide that squared difference by the expected value. Repeat this process for all cells in your contingency table and sum those values. The resulting value is χ2.

### What are the two types of chi-square tests?

There are two main kinds of chi-square tests: the test of independence, which asks a question of relationship, such as, “Is there a relationship between student sex and course choice?”; and the goodness-of-fit test, which asks something like “How well does the coin in my hand match a theoretically fair coin?”

**How do you interpret chi-square result?**

If your chi-square calculated value is greater than the chi-square critical value, then you reject your null hypothesis. If your chi-square calculated value is less than the chi-square critical value, then you “fail to reject” your null hypothesis.

#### How do you use a chi square calculator?

To use the calculator, simply input the true and expected values (on separate lines) and click on the “Calculate” button to generate the results. A chi-square test is a popular statistical analysis tool that is employed to identify the extent to which an observed frequency differs from the expected frequency.

**How to calculate chi square in a contingency table?**

This is a easy chi-square calculator for a contingency table that has up to five rows and five columns (for alternative chi-square calculators, see the column to your right). The calculation takes three steps, allowing you to see how the chi-square statistic is calculated.

## Which is an example of a chi square test?

A chi-square test is a popular statistical analysis tool that is employed to identify the extent to which an observed frequency differs from the expected frequency. Let’s look at an example. Let’s say you are a college professor.

**What is the p value on the chi square test?**

Or have you found something significant? The Chi-Square Test gives us a “p” value to help us decide.