Asked May 30, 2019

Vocabulary for these terms

• correlation

• scatterplot

• positive correlation

• negative correlation

• correlation coefficient (r)

• explanatory/independent variable

• response/dependent variable

• regression equation

• regression line (best-fit line)


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Correlation: It is the linear relationship between the two variables.


Scatterplot: It is the graph that represents the relationship between the two variables.


Positive correlation: A positive linear relationship between the variables means that the two variables increase or decrease together. As one variable increases (decreases), the other also increases (decreases).


Negative correlation: A negative linear relationsh...

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