Ch 6: TECEP Principles of Statistics: Correlation

About This Chapter

This chapter is a convenient study resource that'll help you practice the types of correlation problems you'll see on the TECEP Principles of Statistics exam. These lessons will explain all the correlation concepts and equations you'll need to know.

TECEP Principles of Statistics: Correlation - Chapter Summary

These short and engaging video lessons cover terms, equations and concepts related to correlation in statistics, including dependent and independent variables. The chapter goes over the following concepts to help you with questions you'll find on the TECEP statistics exam:

  • Using correlation coefficient equations
  • Understanding the significance of the Pearson correlation coefficient
  • Differentiating between correlation and causation
  • Interpreting correlations in research results

These lessons break down equations and formulas related to correlation and give you plenty of opportunities to practice example problems to strengthen your statistics skills. You can practice these concepts with the accompanying lesson quizzes and chapter exam, print lesson transcripts for supplemental study and ask our expert instructors questions if you need extra help.

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