# Student query: Correlation and regression analysis

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(a) How does correlation analysis differ from regression analysis?

(b) What does a correlation coefficient reveal?

(c) State the quick rule for a significant correlation and explain its limitations.

(d) What sums are needed to calculate a correlation coefficient?

(e) What are the two ways of testing a correlation coefficient for significance?

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Correlation Analysis Regression Analysis

(a) In correlation analysis, we calculate the correlation coefficient which is a measure of the degree of covariablity between X and Y

(b) Correlation is merely a tool to ascertain the degree of relationship between X and Y. We can not assign cause and effect relationship between X and Y (a) Regression analysis is done to study the ...

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