Minitab® – Pearson's r
We previously created a scatterplot of quiz averages and final exam scores and observed a linear relationship. Here, we will compute the correlation between these two variables.
- Open the data file in Minitab: Exam.mwx (or Exam.csv)
- Choose Stat > Basic Statistics > Correlation.
- In Variables, enter Double click the Quiz_Average and Final in the box on the left to insert them into the Variables box
- Click Graphs.
- In Statistics to display on plot, choose Correlations and intervals.
This should result in the following: