Education Technology

Num Num Analysis

Published on 08/03/2017

Activity Overview

To investigate the idea of transformations of numerical variables to aid in the assessment of goodness of fit, using residual plots, transformed plots and associated statistics.

Objectives

  • Introduce data transformation for variables to improved fit
  • Residual analysis of numerical bivariate relationships
  • Creation of an analysis template for visualization and testing of transformations

Vocabulary

  • Statistical variable
  • Linearising, transformation of variables
  • Residual analysis

About the Lesson

To investigate the idea of transformations of numerical variables to aid in the assessment of goodness of fit, using residual plots, transformed plots and associated statistics.