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.

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  1. a. Each occupation has varying ages; occupation is not a continuous variable.

    b. r cannot be > 1.00.

    c. They are not continuous variables.

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