Coefficient of Determination: Definition, Formula & Example


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Which of the following is TRUE about the coefficient of determination?

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1. What does r^2 represent?

2. Which of the following is TRUE about the correlation coefficient?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

See if you can apply the formula for the coefficient of determination with this worksheet and quiz. Knowledge of what different parts of this formula mean will be vital to completing the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You should be able to use this quiz to make sure you understand:

  • What 'r' represents
  • The meaning of 'r^2'
  • How to differentiate between true and false information about this subject

Skills Practiced

Improve the following study skills by practicing them throughout this quiz:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the coefficient of determination
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read statements regarding this subject and interpret it if they are true
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding a measure of a statistical relationships and assess its veracity

Additional Learning

The lesson that goes with this quiz, titled Coefficient of Determination: Definition, Formula & Example, will provide further instruction about this topic. Study this lesson and you'll learn about:

  • What the coefficient of determination measures
  • The regression line
  • Steps to derive the coefficient of determination