Each of the following statements contain a blunder. Explain in each case what is wrong.
a) There is a high correlation between the age of American workers and their occupation.
b) we found a high correlation (r=1.19) between students rating of faculty teaching and ratings made by other faculty members.
c) The correlation between the gender of a group of students and the color of their cell phones was r=0.23.
STOR - PsyDAG, Friday, September 7, 2012 at 12:10pm
a. Each occupation has varying ages; occupation is not a continuous variable.
b. r cannot be > 1.00.
c. They are not continuous variables.