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2. What information is provided by the numerical value of the Pearson correlation?

(The sample correlation coefficient, usually denoted r, is a numerical measure of the strength and the direction of the sample linear relationship between two variables. The value of r is always a number from -1to1. If r is positive, then the sample data indicate a positive linear relationship between the two variables; if r is negative, then the sample data indicate a negative linear relationship between the two variables. The closer that r is to the extreme values -1and1, the stronger the linear relationship indicated by the sample data. When r=0, the sample data indicate no linear relationship between the two variables).

6b. For the following scores,

X Y

1 3
3 5
2 1
2 3

b. Compute the Pearson correlation.

14.I identifying individuals with a high risk of Alzheimer's disease usually involve a long series of cognitive tests. However, researchers have developed a 7 minute screen which is a quick and easy way to accomplish the same goal. The question is whether the 7 minute screen is as effective as the complete series of tests. To address this question, Ijuin et al. (2008). Administered both tests to a group of patient and compared the results. The following data and compared the results. The following data represent results similar to those obtained in the study.

Weight (X) Income (Y)

4 156
3 88
5 49
2 73
1 45
3 92
1 53
5 148

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10. For the following scores,

(X) (Y)

3 6
6 1
3 4
3 3
5 1

Reference

Richard Johnson (2006), probability and Statistics for Engineers, 7th edition, Prentice Hall.

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2. What information is provided by the numerical value of the Pearson correlation?

The sample correlation coefficient, usually denoted r, is a numerical measure of the strength and the direction of the sample linear relationship between two variables. The value of r is always a number from -1to1. If r is positive, then the sample data indicate a positive linear relationship between the two variables; if r is negative, then the sample data indicate a negative linear relationship between the two variables. The closer that r is to the extreme values -1and1, the stronger the linear relationship indicated by the sample data. When ...

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