Effects of scaling

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Question 2.57 in your text concerns the growth of an icicle over time. Length is measured in inches and is denoted by a y. Time is measured in minutes, x. a) 95 min, 53.4 min, 12.66 in, 8.5 in, 0.996 x y x s y s r b) 32.16 cm, 21.58 cm, 0.996 y y s r c) slope in inches is 0.158, in cm is 0.403 The correlation has no units. Refer to the formula for r to see why. Note that scaling the measure scales correspondingly the mean, standard deviation and slope. It leaves the correlation unchanged. x xc c x x cx n n n 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 ( ) ( ) ( ) 1 1 1 x x cx cx c x x s c s n n n
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2008 for the course MATH 283 taught by Professor Brown during the Spring '08 term at NMT.

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