# ISS (Statistical Services) Statistics Paper IV: Questions 46 - 53 of 92

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## Question number: 46

» Design and Analysis of Experiments » Randomized Block and Latin Square Design

Appeared in Year: 2015

### Describe in Detail

Discuss how you would proceed with the analysis if data on one plot is missing in a Latin Square design.

### Explanation

To analysis the data of a Latin square design having missing values, we first estimate the missing value by minimizing the error mean square and the rest missing values by guess estimate which is generally the mean of all available values. The estimated value of x is obtain by to minimize the error variance, differentiate the expression for it wi

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## Question number: 47

» Design and Analysis of Experiments » Analysis and Layout of Completely Randomized Design

Appeared in Year: 2011

### Write in Short

Explain Randomized block design.

## Question number: 48

» Design and Analysis of Experiments » Basic Principle of Experimental Design

Appeared in Year: 2015

### Describe in Detail

Explain briefly the main principles of design of experiment and analogy in sample surveys with the corresponding concepts.

### Explanation

The main principle of design of experiment is to study the sampling error. If these principles hold, the chance of getting a data set or a design which could be analyzed, with less doubt about structural nuisances, is higher as if the data was collected arbitrarily.

__Principle 1: Fisher’s Principle of Replication: __ The experiment has to be carrie

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## Question number: 49

» Design and Analysis of Experiments » Analysis of Variance for 1 Way and 2 Way Classifications

Appeared in Year: 2012

### Describe in Detail

What is a factorial experiment? Discuss a method to estimate all main effects and interaction effects considering replication size *r. * Also, write its ANOVA table.

### Explanation

**Factorial experiment: **

The factorial experiment is a two level factorial experiment design with three factors. Let us consider A, B, C as the three factors under study. Then This design tests three main effects (A, B and C) and three, two factorial effects (AB, BC, AC) and one factor interaction effect (ABC). There will be eight treatment comb

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## Question number: 50

» Design and Analysis of Experiments » Need for Design of Experiments

Appeared in Year: 2010

### Describe in Detail

Discuss the layout for 2^{3} factorial experiment with suitable illustration, how would you carry out the analysis of such a design?

### Explanation

Here we will have 3 factors each at two levels. Let A, B, C be three factors under study and let small letters a, b, and c represent the two levels of each of the corresponding factors. say,

(), there will be treatment combinations in all.

The 8 treatment combinations will be

1, a, b, ab, c, ac, bc, abc where 1=

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## Question number: 51

» Design and Analysis of Experiments » Analysis of Covariance

Appeared in Year: 2009

### Describe in Detail

What is the use of analysis of covariance? Give the general procedure of analysis of covariance for a RBD, stating the necessary assumptions.

### Explanation

**Analysis of Covariance (ANCOVA) **: Extension of ANOVA gives way of statistically controlling the (linear) effect of variables one does not want to examine and the extraneous variables are called covariates, or control Variables. It allows removing covariates from the list of possible explanations of variance in the dependent variable.

**ANCOVA is us**

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## Question number: 52

» Design and Analysis of Experiments » Analysis of Covariance

Appeared in Year: 2010

### Describe in Detail

Discuss the procedure for carrying out the analysis and testing procedure by means of ANOVA table for two-way classification.

### Explanation

Two-way ANOVA technique is used when there are two factors, which may affect the variate values. For example, the agricultural output may be affected by difference in treatments on the basis of seeds and also on the different fertilizers used.

Let there be two factors A and B which affect the variate value. Let X_{ijk} (i = 1,2, . . p; j = 1,2, …, q

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## Question number: 53

» Design and Analysis of Experiments » Randomized Block and Latin Square Design

Appeared in Year: 2010

### Describe in Detail

Treatments N, P, K and S are administered in 4 blocks through 4 columns. The layout of design is as shown below:

Columns

N | P | K | S |

P | K | S | N |

K | S | N | P* |

S | N | P | K |

Blocks

Identify the above design. If the observation (*) in third row and fourth column is missing, how would you estimate the missing yield?

### Explanation

This is a 4 x 4 Latin square design with one missing observation.

**Estimation of the missing yield: **

The observation in the (i^{th}) 3^{rd} row, (j^{th}) 4^{th} column is missing.

i. e.

m = number of rows or columns in the design (here 4 x 4. hence m = 4)

R = Sum of the known observations in the 3^{rd} row, i. e. the row containing P

C = Sum o

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