## MATH 399N Week 2 Discussion Topic; Regression (Version 2) → Spring 2017

MATH 399N WEEK 2 DISCUSSION: REGRESSION

Suppose you are given data from a survey showing the IQ of each person interviewed and the IQ of his or her mother. That is all the information that you have. Your boss has asked you to put together a report showing the relationship between these two variables. What could you present and why?

Since we are only studying linear relationships, regression is defining an equation that can relate variable to one another (DeVry, 2017). “Regressions characterize the relationship between two variables” (DeVry, 2017).

In the assignment given, we need to find the relationship between the IQ of each child interviewed and the IQ of his or her mother, we need to assign each component to a variable. The child’s IQ is the dependent (response) variable and the mother’s IQ is the independent (explanatory) variable.……………………………………………………………………………Continue