Math 221 Week 2 Discussion Regression

Regression (graded) Suppose you are given data from a survey showing the IQ of each person interviewed and the IQ of his or her mother. That is all the information that you have. Your boss has asked you to put together a report showing the relationship between these two variables. What could you present and why?

Answer: Regression is a statistical technique used to predict the likely value of a given outcome given previous outcomes in a given set of conditions, with a certain number of factors affecting the outcome. In stats language the 'given outcome' is called the dependent variable and the 'number of factors' are the independent variables. The mathematical representation is, in it's simplest...

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