Originally Posted by

**awkward** Rob,

You should not be looking for a number near your test statistic; rather, you want the critical value for the chi square test.

In addition to the number of degrees of freedom, you also need a *significance level* for the test.

If the desired significance level is 0.95, for example, in my table of the chi square distribution I find 16.9 as the critical value of the test statistic with 9 degrees of freedom. Since 93.4 is greater than 16.9, the conclusion of the test would be to reject the null hypothesis.