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# Determining correlation between two variables based on r-values

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Review the SPSS output file which reports the results of the correlation to see if there is a correlation between the cost of beer and the number of calories it contains or the cost of beer and the volume of alcohol it contains. Answer the following questions based on your observations of the SPSS output file:

Based on the correlation coefficients (r-values) that were computed and their statistical significance, what conclusions do you draw regarding

1. The researcher's question of correlation between the cost of beer and the number of calories it contains?
2. The researcher's question of correlation between the cost of beer and the volume of alcohol it contains?

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1. The researcher's question of correlation between the cost of beer and the number of calories it contains?

Ans: First, we check that Pearson Correlation between the cost of beer and the number of calories is 0.214 which is very low because it is almost close to zero. Second, we check that ...

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The solution gives detailed discussion on the steps of determining correlation between two variables based on r-values and its significance.

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