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Unformatted text preview: AMS 315 Data Analysis Chapter Eleven Study Guide Linear Regression and Correlation Fall 2010 Context The procedures in this chapter provide tools to deal with the association of one continuous dependent variable and an independent variable. Chapter Eleven 11.1. Introduction and Abstract of Research Study This section contains a statement of the linear regression model and key definitions. It is an important section. 11.2 Estimating Model Parameters Definition 11.3, the formula for the mean square residual, and the decomposition of the total sums of squares are fundamentally important. 11.3 Inferences about the Regression Parameters Tests are typically applied to the null hypothesis that the slope of the regression line is zero. Study the box on the t-test that the slope is zero, the F-test that the slope is zero, and the confidence interval for the slope. 11.4 Predicting New y Values Using Regression Make sure that you understand the difference between the confidence interval for ) ( 1 + n Y E and the prediction interval for 1 + n Y ....
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