Relationships Between Variables: Using Correlation and Linear Regression *
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AbstractHere's a project that combines sports and math. You'll learn how to use correlation analysis to choose the best team batting statistic for predicting run-scoring ability (Albert, 2003). You'll also learn how to use a spreadsheet to measure correlations between two variables. The project description Which Team Batting Statistic Predicts Run Production Best? provides the details.
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Science Buddies Staff. "Relationships Between Variables: Using Correlation and Linear Regression." Science Buddies, 28 July 2017, https://www.sciencebuddies.org/science-fair-projects/project-ideas/Math_p041/pure-mathematics/relationships-between-variables-correlation-linear-regression. Accessed 14 Nov. 2019.
Science Buddies Staff. (2017, July 28). Relationships Between Variables: Using Correlation and Linear Regression. Retrieved from https://www.sciencebuddies.org/science-fair-projects/project-ideas/Math_p041/pure-mathematics/relationships-between-variables-correlation-linear-regression
Last edit date: 2017-07-28
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