# Relationship of Linear Regression & Correlation

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When is it appropriate to use linear regression? What is the relationship between linear regression and correlation?

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This solution explains the assumptions for linear regression, when it is used, and the relationship between linear regression and correlation. Includes APA formatted reference.

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Linear regression is used to explain the relationship between a dependent variable and one or more independent variables. The assumptions involved with linear regression are that:

1. There is a linear relationship between the variables. This means that the Y scores change in only ...

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