Imagine that the data from the 27 people did not meet the assumptions of correlation and no transformation helped. You find that the Spearman correlation coefficient rs = 0.4. Test whether height and weight are significantly correlated.a. What is the critical value for this test?b. Write a complete finding with all statistical details.

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Imagine that the data from the 27 people did not meet the assumptions of correlation and no transformation helped. You find that the Spearman correlation coefficient rs = 0.4. Test whether height and weight are significantly correlated.

a. What is the critical value for this test?

b. Write a complete finding with all statistical details.

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It is provided that, the sample size (n) = 27, the Spearman correlation coefficient (rs) = 0.4.

To test whether the height and weight are significantly correlated, the t-distribution with n-2 degrees of freedom can be used.

 

a.The critical value of the test is:

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To test the significance of the correlation, the following hypothesis t...

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