Five competitors in a beauty contest are ranked by three judges in the following order

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#1

Five competitors in a beauty contest are ranked by three judges in the following order

Using rank correlation coefficient, determine which pair of judges has the nearest approach to common tastes in beauty.


#2

Calculation of Rank Correlation


Since, the coefficient of rank correlation is positive and highest in the judgement of the judges A and C, we conclude that they have the similar tastes to common tastes in beauty. Judges-B and C have very different tastes.