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Unformatted text preview: Interpretation Correlations give a value between -1 and 1. Negative values only mean that as one variable increases, the other decreases (such as alcohol consumption and grades). Negative correlations are still correlations and still indicate a pattern. < .3 = no correlation ~.3-.4 = weak correlation ~.5-.6 = moderate correlation .7 or greater = strong correlation After finding and reporting your correlation, you should try to explain why you think it occurs. Why do grades decline as alcohol use rises? Why does weight increase as height increases? You should be able to offer a logical conclusion....
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- Spring '08