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LAB #1 Correlation of High School GPA and SAT Score Michael Ecker EXSC 205 LAB 6-8 PM Thursday Sept. 20 Neha Kulkarni
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PURPOSE: The purpose of this lab is to learn the different types of possible correlations, and to look at the potential correlation between a student’s High School GPA, and their SAT score using the given data. . RESULTS: (1) A. Research Hypothesis: There is a strong negative correlation of –0.8 between the number of hours spent exercising per week, and the % of weight made up of fat. This is because exercise leads to the burning of calories found in fat. And if there is less fat on a person’s body, then there is a smaller percentage of fat. So, the more hours spent exercising, the lower the % of fat on the body. Null Hypothesis: There is no correlation between the number of hours spent exercising per week, and the % of weight made up of fat. B. Research Hypothesis: There is a strong positive correlation of 0.8 between the number of hours per week spent practicing free throws, and the number of free
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This note was uploaded on 12/01/2009 for the course EXSC 205 taught by Professor Girandola during the Spring '08 term at USC.

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LAB1 - LAB #1 Correlation of High School GPA and SAT Score...

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