Guidance Required


i'm completely new to statistics.... Can anyone kindly refer to any references or readings that talk about goodness of fit test? like what is degree of freedom or p-value? what significance do they play in the goodness of fit tests?

or can someone give a quick explaination here pls?

thanks a million


  • Hi

    I would have alook through the statistiXL help file initially. For a good introduction and hand worked example see the following book...

    Zar, J. H. (1999). Biostatistical Analysis. 4th edition. Prentice-Hall, Englewood Cliff, New Jersey.


  • hi,

    thanks for your info abt the materials i can refer to...

    anyway just wondering if u happen to know anything abt extreme value theory? if yes, any suggestions of softwares or excel add ons to generate the tail end data of the probability distributions?
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