A geographer compares residential lot sizes in four quadrants of a city. To do this, she randomly samples 300 records from a city file on home residences and records the lot sizes (in thousands of square feet) by quadrant. The partial ANOVA table below refers to a comparison of mean lot sizes for the northeast (NE), northwest(NW), southwest(SW), and southeast (SE) quadrants of the city.
Source DF SS MS F P-value
Error 296 1,467
1. What is the degrees of freedom for the quadrant variable?
2. What is the MS value for the quadrant variable.