8.4. Correlations

The Correlations task produces correlation coefficients that measure relationships between numeric variables. A correlation coefficient of one means two variables are perfectly correlated, while a correlation coefficient of zero means there is no relationship between the two variables.

Here is a portion of the NWweather data set showing the average temperature, the deviation from the normal average temperature, the inches of rain, and the number of bookings for the Fire and Ice Tours company for each month for both Seattle and Portland. Using the Correlations task, you can measure the relationship between local weather and the number of tours booked each month. In the Project Explorer or Project Designer, click the data icon ...

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