Ch 55: Linear Regression & Correlation

About This Chapter

The lessons in this chapter are designed to ensure you fully comprehend linear regression and correlation. Review them from your computer, smartphone or tablet to learn more about scatterplots, slope, intercept and correlations.

Linear Regression & Correlation - Chapter Summary

The resources in this chapter ensure you're able to boost your knowledge of linear regression and correlation in a manner that works best for you. Review lessons at your leisure to study the processes, formulas, steps and definitions associated with these concepts. Once you've completed this chapter, you will be prepared for the following:

  • Describing the process of creating and interpreting scatterplots
  • Defining and providing the formula for simple linear regression
  • Explaining how to use linear regression to solve problems
  • Sharing how to interpret the slope and intercept of a linear model
  • Demonstrating how to interpret correlations in research results

Watch videos or review full transcripts to grasp the information covered in the lessons. Timelines are available below the videos to skip to key topics if you need to revisit concepts. Before, during or after reviewing each lesson, test your knowledge by taking a self-assessment quiz. Further gauge your comprehension by taking the broader chapter exam.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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