# Why is it important to know the amount of shared variance when interpreting both the significance and the meaningfulness of a correlation coefficient?

Why is it important to know the amount of shared variance when interpreting both the significance and the meaningfulness of a correlation coefficient?

March 6, 2021

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March 6, 2021

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Correlation and Regression Worksheet
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Correlation and Regression Worksheet
Complete the questions below in at least 90 words. Be specific and provide examples when relevant.
Cite any sources consistent with APA guidelines.
Question
Draw a scatterplot of each of the following:
· A strong positive correlation
· A strong negative correlation
· A weak positive correlation
· A weak negative correlation
Give a realistic example of each.
What is the coefficient of determination? Why is it important to know the amount of shared variance when interpreting both the significance and the meaningfulness of a correlation coefficient?
If a researcher wanted to predict how well a student might do in college, what variables do you think he or she might examine? What statistical procedure would he or she use?
What is the meaning of the p value of a correlation coefficient?