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Positive and Negative Correlations
Common Core: 8.SP.1 S.ID.8

Positive and Negative Correlations

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This lesson will explain positive and negative correlations.

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Notes on "Positive and Negative Correlations"

Terms to Know

Positive Correlation

The type of correlation present when two variables have a positive correlation coefficient that is not near 0.

Negative Correlation

The type of correlation present when two variables have a negative correlation coefficient that is not near 0.

Relative Zero Correlation

The type of correlation present when two variables have a correlation coefficient that is close to 0.

Non-linear Relationships

Associations between two variables that can be modeled better with a curve than a line

TERMS TO KNOW
  • Positive Correlation

    The type of correlation present when two variables have a correlation coefficient generally greater than or equal to 0.5.

  • Negative Correlation

    The type of correlation present when two variables have a correlation coefficient generally less than or equal to -0.5.

  • Relative Zero Correlation

    The type of correlation present when two variables have a correlation coefficient generally between -0.5 and 0.5.

  • Non-linear Relationships

    Associations between two variables that can be modeled better with a curve than a line.