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    Pearson correlation

    For the following set of scores,

    X Y
    0 3
    1 1
    2 5
    3 9
    4 7

    A. Compute the Pearson correlation.
    B. Multiply each X value by 2 and compute the Pearson correlation for the modified scores.
    C. Comparing the values obtained in parts a and b, how does multiplying each score by a constant affect the value of the correlation?

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    Pearson correlation

    For the following set of scores,

    X Y
    0 3
    1 1
    2 5
    3 9
    4 ...

    Solution Summary

    The solution provides step by step method for the calculation of Pearson correlation coefficient. Formula for the calculation and interpretations of the results are also included.

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