Learning Objectives

16-1     How prediction works and how it can be used in the social and behavioral sciences

16-2     How and why linear regression works when predicting one variable from another

16-3     How to judge the accuracy of predictions

16-4     How to use the INTERCEPT and SLOPE functions

16-5     How to use the always cool Regression tool in the Data Analysis ToolPak

16-6     What multiple regression is and why it is useful