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asked in category: science physics Last Updated: 2022-05-12 01:25:42# What does linear association mean?

**linear relationship**(or

**linear association**)

**is a**statistical term used to describe a straight-line

**relationship**between a variable and a constant.

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Correspondingly, how do you describe a linear relationship?

A **linear** equation in two variables describes a **relationship** in which the value of one of the variables depends on the value of the other variable. In a **linear** equation in x and y, x is called x is the independent variable and y depends on it. You can then plot the points named by each (x,y) pair on a coordinate grid.

Similarly, what is a positive linear association? The scatter about the line is quite small, so there is a strong **linear relationship**. The slope of the line is **positive** (small values of X correspond to small values of Y; large values of X correspond to large values of Y), so there is a **positive** co-relation (that is, a **positive** correlation) between X and Y.

Beside this, what is a linear association in a scatter plot?

**Scatter plot** of a strongly positive **linear relationship**. The figure shows a very strong tendency for X and Y to both rise above their means or fall below their means at the same time. The straight line is a trend line, designed to come as close as possible to all the data points.

What is linear relationship in research?

A **linear relationship** is one where increasing or decreasing one variable n times will cause a corresponding increase or decrease of n times in the other variable too. In simpler words, if you double one variable, the other will double as well.