# Correlation between cost and calories (correlation coefficient, the

Correlation between Cost and Calories (correlation coefficient, the significance of the correlation coefficient, i.e., p-value, and sample size are reported)

 Correlations Cost per 12 Fluid Ounces for brand Calories per 12 Fluid Ounces for brand Cost per 12 Fluid Ounces for brand Pearson Correlation 1 .214 Sig. (2-tailed) .216 N 35 35 Calories per 12 Fluid Ounces for brand Pearson Correlation .214 1 Sig. (2-tailed) .216 N 35 35

Correlation between Cost and Alcohol Volume (correlation coefficient, the significance of the correlation coefficient, i.e., p-value, and sample size are reported)

 Correlations Cost per 12 Fluid Ounces for brand Alcohol by Volume (in %) for brand Cost per 12 Fluid Ounces for brand Pearson Correlation 1 .199 Sig. (2-tailed) .252 N 35 35 Alcohol by Volume (in %) for brand Pearson Correlation .199 1 Sig. (2-tailed) .252 N 35 35

Review the SPSS output file which reports the results of the correlation to see if there is a correlation between the cost of beer and the number of calories it contains or the cost of beer and the volume of alcohol it contains. Answer the following questions based on your observations of the SPSS output file:

Based on the correlation coefficients (r-values) that were computed and their statistical significance, what conclusions do you draw regarding

1. The researcher’s question of correlation between the cost of beer and the number of calories it contains?
2. The researcher’s question of correlation between the cost of beer and the volume of alcohol it contains?