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Sanvi6
26 November 2019
Multiple regression?

What is multiple regression for?

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Jason Jiang
20 February 2020

Multiple regression is an extension of simple linear regression. It is used when we want to predict the value of a variable based on the value of two or more other variables. The variable we want to predict is called the dependent variable (or sometimes, the outcome, target or criterion variable).

Reference: https://statistics.laerd.com/spss-tutorials/multiple-regression-using-spss-statistics.php

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Dr. MEL
26 November 2019

Multiple regression is based on correlation. However, it allows a relatively complex exploration of the interrelationship among variables.

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Sanvi6
26 November 2019

What is the difference between Pearson correlation and multiple regression?

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Dr. MEL
26 November 2019

Multiple regression is for exploring the relationship between one continuous dependent variable and several independent variables.

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