# A Discussion of a Regression Analysis

Not what you're looking for?

Questions: What are the requirements that must be met for a regression analysis? What happens if these requirements are violated? Why is the analysis of residuals important?

##### Purchase this Solution

##### Solution Summary

This response is comprised of about 405 words and discusses the overall purpose of utilizing a regression analysis, with mention of the requirements which need to be satisfied and how residuals are incorporated into this subject.

##### Solution Preview

Regression analysis is used primarily for the purpose of prediction. The goal in regression analysis is to develop a statistical model that can be used to predict the values of a dependent variable based on the values of at least one independent variable. For example, the of bushels of corn per acre (as dependent variable) could be predicted using various amounts of fertilizer in pounds per acre (as independent variable) using an appropriate regression model provided that, some of the requirements for developing such a regression model are fulfilled.

The basic requirements that must be met for developing such a regression model are ...

##### Purchase this Solution

##### Free BrainMass Quizzes

##### Measures of Central Tendency

This quiz evaluates the students understanding of the measures of central tendency seen in statistics. This quiz is specifically designed to incorporate the measures of central tendency as they relate to psychological research.

##### Terms and Definitions for Statistics

This quiz covers basic terms and definitions of statistics.

##### Measures of Central Tendency

Tests knowledge of the three main measures of central tendency, including some simple calculation questions.

##### Know Your Statistical Concepts

Each question is a choice-summary multiple choice question that presents you with a statistical concept and then 4 numbered statements. You must decide which (if any) of the numbered statements is/are true as they relate to the statistical concept.