Pre-Lab Questions
Lab 5: Analysis of Lithic Assemblages from the Baker and Allen Sites
1. What does the probability level you select for your X2 analysis tell you about the outcome of
your hypothesis test? (5 points)
2. Why do we use statistical analysis in our investigation of variability between artifact
assemblages? (10 points)
3. Why do we think about alternatives to our initial null hypothesis, such as the economizing
behavior of the Allen and Baker site folks? (10 points)