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# Correlation Analysis and Linear Regression

Describe a situation in which a correlation analysis or regression analysis could contribute to a better decision. The situation can be from a work situation, of general interest, or one experienced in a private life situation.

Note:This is reffering to formal statistical correlation and linear regression.

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Describe a situation in which a correlation analysis or regression analysis could contribute to a better decision. The situation can be from a work situation, of general interest, or one experienced in a private life situation.

Prepregnancy Weights of Mothers and Birthweights of their Infants
Case Number Mother's Weight (kg) Infant's Birthweight (g)
1 49.4 3515
2 63.5 3742
3 68 3629
4 52.2 2680
5 54.4 3006
6 70.3 4068
7 50.8 3373
8 73.9 4124
9 65.8 3572
10 54.4 3359
11 73.5 3230
12 59 3572
13 61.2 3062
14 52.2 3374
15 63.1 2722
16 65.8 3345
17 61.2 3714
18 55.8 2991
19 61.2 4026
20 56.7 2920
21 63.5 4152
22 59 2977
23 49.9 2764
24 65.8 2920
25 43.1 2693

Solution:
Take a real life example of mother's weight who are pregnant and see the relation ship between the birth child, Lets us see how regression helps us in making better decision in infant birth weight. The question concerns us whether we can find some relationship between the mother's weight and the infant's birth ...

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Correlation analysis and linear regression to describe a situation. The situation can be from a work situation, of general interest, or one experience in a private life situation.

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