Fall Semester 2003
Chapter 8: Regression and Correlation.
SLOPE? How? Give an example.
BCancer.xlscontains data from a 1965 study analyzing the relationship between mean annual temperature and the mortality rate for a certain type of breast cancer in women. The subjects came from 16 different regiones in Great Britain, Norway, and Sweden. You've been asked to determine whether there is evidence of a linear relationship between the mean annual temperature in the region and the mortality index. Is the mortality index different for women who live in regions with different temperatures? Explain your answer.
Calc.xlsworkbook. This file contains data collected to see how performance in a freshman calculus class is related to various predictors. Analyze the workbook and answer the following question: can you say that taking calculus in high school causes a better grade in college? Is there any relationship between taking calculus in high school and getting good grades in college? What is it? Explain your answers.