Judy has conducted an analysis for her supervisor. The results she obtained was a correlation coefficient that was negative 0.86. Judy is confused by this number and feels that because it is negative and not positive, is means that it is bad. You are here supervisor. How would you clarify this result for Judy regarding the meaning of the correlation?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com March 5, 2021, 12:11 am ad1c9bdddf
Negative and positive correlation explained.