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    goodness of fit test or test for independence? -stats

    the question is asking me if there is a preference of food by different animals.

    would this be a goodness of fit test or test for independence?
    i think it's goodness of fit, but i'm not sure.
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    it would be goodness of fit.
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    it's a goodness of fit because why? i kind of just guessed...


    also, this would be an independence test, right---"...determine if there is a relationship between the gender and the type of test taken."
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    2nd question: yes

    because you want to match preferences with various foods.
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    ok, that makes sense.

    this would be an independence test also--"evidence of a relationship in the level of activity by gender?"

    thanks. i just want to be sure i understand.
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    yes that would also be a test of independence.
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    great. thanks a lot for your help.
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