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1. Write three exam questions, in the same style as on the study guides and the first two exams. The questions must describe an experiment, then ask "Which test should you use?" The answers to your first two questions are given below, next to your birthday; for example, if you were born on the 6th of a month, you must write one question whose answer is "exact test of goodness-of-fit" and one whose answer is "paired t-test." Your third question should have your very favorite statistical test as the answer. Be sure to include the answer to each question. If you're writing about your area of research, be sure to give enough detail that all of your classmates would understand the question.
Birthdate Answers 1 Simple logistic regression; Kruskal-Wallis test 2 Kruskal-Wallis test; Chi-square test or G-test of goodness-of-fit 3 Chi-square test or G-test of goodness-of-fit; One-way anova 4 One-way anova; Linear regression/correlation 5 Linear regression/correlation; Exact test of goodness-of-fit 6 Exact test of goodness-of-fit; Paired t-test 7 Paired t-test; Chi-square test or G-test of independence 8 Chi-square test or G-test of independence; Spearman rank correlation 9 Spearman rank correlation; Nested anova 10 Nested anova; Linear regression/correlation 11 Linear regression/correlation; Ancova 12 Ancova; Paired t-test 13 Paired t-test; One-way anova 14 One-way anova; Multiple regression 15 Kruskal-Wallis test; Fisher's exact test 16 Fisher's exact test; Two-way anova with replication 17 Two-way anova with replication; Exact test of goodness-of-fit 18 Exact test of goodness-of-fit; Nested anova 19 Nested anova; Spearman rank correlation 20 Spearman rank correlation; Ancova 21 Ancova; Two-way anova without replication 22 Two-way anova without replication; Simple logistic regression 23 Simple logistic regression; Chi-square test or G-test of goodness-of-fit 24 Chi-square test or G-test of goodness-of-fit; Mulitple logistic regression 25 Multiple logistic regression; One-way anova 26 One-way anova; Fisher's exact test 27 Fisher's exact test; Chi-square test or G-test of independence 28 Chi-square test or G-test of independence; Two-way anova with replication 29 Two-way anova with replication; Nested anova 30 Nested anova; One-way anova 31 One-way anova; Simple logistic regression
2. You don't need to turn in anything for this question. Look at the questions on the first set of practice questions and second set of practice questionsfor the final exam, and see if there are any that you don't understand. Come to class on Thursday prepared to tell me which of the practice questions you'd like me to explain in class. You may want to avoid looking at the third set of practice questions until after the last class, to see if anything we review helps you answer the questions better when you see them for the first time.
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