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Conditional Expectations and the Correlation Function

by Barthel W. Huff (Randolph - Macon College)

This article originally appeared in:
College Mathematics Journal
January, 1989

Subject classification(s): Calculus | Integration | Statistics and Probability | Probability | Statistical Inference and Techniques | Regression and Correlation
Applicable Course(s): 6.1 Probability & Statistics

Simple conditions on the joint density of two random variables that guarantee a negative correlation.

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Probability | Expected Value, Covariance and Correlation
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