PROBLEM SET 5

# PROBLEM SET 5 - EDUC 5313 Fall 2015 Problem Set 5...

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EDUC 5313 Fall 2015, Problem Set 5: Instructions: You may print out this page and write your answers on this sheet. Do not forget to write down your name and the time it took you to complete this assignment at the bottom of this page. Describe what is meant by a negative relationship and a positive relationship between two variables. If greater values of one variable likely to be related with lower values of the other, there is a relationship, which is negative or positive relationship between those two variables. Negative relationship (between two variables) generally means that the correlation between them is negative. A negative correlation between variables is also named as “anticorrelation” or “inverse correlation”. In a negative correlation, the variables change in opposite or, inverse directions. To put it in a nutshell: as one of the variable increases, the other variable decreases. For instance, there is a negative correlation between depression and self-esteem. We can say that the higher your self-esteem, the lower your

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