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    Give an example of two random variables (can be discrete or continuous) whose Spearman correlation is positive but whose Pearson correlation is negative. Similarly show two random variables whose Pearson correlation is positive but whose Spearman correlation is negative.

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    Below are two variables whose Pearson correlation is positive and whose Spearman correlation is negative (specifically the ...

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    This solution includes two data sets:
    The first data set includes 2 variables whose Pearson correlation is positive but whose Spearman correlation is negative.
    The second data set includes 2 variables whose Spearman correlation is positive but whose Pearson correlation is negative.

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