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# Homework 11 - Linear Regression Analysis Due on Wednesday...

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Linear Regression Analysis Due on Wednesday (12/8/2010) for section D/D1 and Monday (12/13/2010) for section B You can form a group of three people if you prefer. Objectives 1. To learn the basics of simple linear regression; 2. To learn how to use statistical software to perform the regression analysis; 3. To learn how to interpret the regression analysis results. Procedures [ Step 1] Download the data file (dataset.xls) we collected in the class of 11/29/2010; [Step 2] Perform four simple linear regression analyses to evaluate the relationship between a person’s weight, y , and one predicting variable x . The mathematical model for the simple linear regression is ε β α + + = x Y The predicting variables are height, family size, age and gender, respectively, in each of the four simple linear regression analyses. As one example, the Minitab output from the simple linear regression analysis between the weight and height is: Regression Analysis: Weight (lbs) versus Height (cm) The regression equation is

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## This note was uploaded on 01/19/2012 for the course IEN 311 taught by Professor Qiu during the Spring '11 term at University of Miami.

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