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Unformatted text preview: correlation in the population equals zero) H 1 : Yes, there is a real, nonzero correlation in population df for the Table: df= n2 (n= sample size) Statistical significance and strength of correlation  sample size SPSS printout Correlation b/w SELF ESTEEM & MOTIVATION Degree of freedom (df = n2) APA format for reporting r(8) = .65 , p< .05 or r = .65, n = 10, p< .05 SELFESTEEM MOTIVATION SELFESTEEM Pearson Corr. . Sig. (2tailed) N 1.000 . 10 . 647* .05 10 MOTIVATION Pearson Corr. . Sig. (2tailed) N .647* .05 10 1.000 . 10 The Bestfit Line REGRESSION EQUATION The best fitting straight line describes the relationship b/w two variables (= regression line ) It has a general form of Y = b *X + a b = slope (constant) a = Y intercept (constant) It can be used for prediction The stronger the correlation between X & Y the more accurate prediction of regression equation...
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This note was uploaded on 11/12/2009 for the course PSY 3301 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at Texas State.
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