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 Name: Linear Regression and Correlation: The Regression Equation ID: m17090 Language: English (en) Summary: Linear Regression and Correlation: The Regression Equation is a part of Collaborative Statistics collection (col10522) by Barbara Illowsky and Susan Dean. Contributions from Roberta Bloom include instructions for finding and graphing the regression equation and scatterplot using the LinRegTTest on the TI-83,83+,84+ calculators. Subject: Mathematics and Statistics Keywords: elementary, statistics License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0 Authors: Copyright Holders: Maintainers: Latest version: 1.15 (history) First publication date: Jun 23, 2008 2:44 pm -0500 Last revision to module: Jun 26, 2012 11:18 am -0500

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## Version History

 Version: 1.15 Jun 26, 2012 11:18 am -0500 by Changes: `Linear Regression and Correlation: The Regression Equation: Fixed Figure 2 and the residuals.` Version: 1.14 Mar 21, 2012 11:09 am -0500 by Changes: `math fix` Version: 1.13 Mar 15, 2012 9:15 am -0500 by Changes: `Module: Linear Regression and Correlation: The Regression Equation: Very minor edit. Replaced "a" with "the."` Version: 1.12 Aug 7, 2011 11:12 pm -0500 by Changes: `Linear Regression and Correlation: The Regression Equation: Minor edits.` Version: 1.11 Jun 22, 2011 8:57 am -0500 by Changes: `Linear Regression and Correlation: The Regression Equation: Moved a paragraph.` Version: 1.10 Jun 22, 2011 12:17 am -0500 by Changes: `Linear Regression and Correlation: The Regression Equation: Updated summary.` Version: 1.9 Jun 21, 2011 11:46 pm -0500 by Changes: `Linear Regression and Correlation: The Regression Equation; updated module. Includes information about using the function LinRegTTest to show through a hypothesis test that r is or is not significant and finding outliers graphically.` Version: 1.8 Jan 17, 2009 3:00 pm -0600 by Changes: `Linear Regression and Correlation: The Regression Equation: In the first sentence, changed "fits" to "fit."` Version: 1.7 Jan 17, 2009 1:51 pm -0600 by Changes: ```Linear Regression and Correlation: The Regression Equation; Precede the sentence that begins with, "Each point of data is of the form (x, y)," with the sentence "Consider the following diagram" instead of the sentence "Consider the diagram shown"; In the sentence that begins with "Using calculus," change the sentence to read, "Using calculus, you can determine the values of a and b that make the SSE a minimum.``` Version: 1.6 Oct 27, 2008 6:16 pm -0500 by Changes: `roles updated` Version: 1.5 Oct 1, 2008 3:22 am -0500 by Changes: `See Change History (m17360) for a list of specific changes for this revision.` Version: 1.4 Jul 15, 2008 1:30 pm -0500 by Changes: ```fixed images, changed metadata ``` Version: 1.3 Jul 7, 2008 6:06 pm -0500 by Changes: `post review updates` Version: 1.2 Jun 27, 2008 2:15 pm -0500 by Changes: `Images added` Version: 1.1 Jun 26, 2008 3:47 pm -0500 by Changes: `Initial publication`

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