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Is it "Lucky for Spurs if the year ends in one"?
|Ends in a “1”||Doesn’t end in a “1”||Total|
|Fisher's exact test: P<0.00001|
|(1915-18 and 1940-45 excluded)|
3. Why is it wrong to apply a significance test to this table?
This is a data-generated hypothesis. It is only being tested because the relationship has been observed. Having observed it, we can only test it using a new data set. The only way to do this is to look at what happens in the 21st century.
Spurs lost in 2001.
I do not think there is such a thing as luck, only chance.
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