Discussion questions

  1. The variable being predicted from is called the _________ variable and the variable being predicted is called the __________ variable.

  2. Define and describe the linear prediction rule.

  3. In a particular prediction rulea = -1.23 and b = 6.11. What is the predicted score on the criterion variable if the score on the predictor variable is (a) 2.00, (b) 4.87, and (c) -1.92.

  4. What is a regression line and what are the four steps to draw a regression line.

  5. What is the relationship between the regression line and the linear prediction rule?



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