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Regression Analysis with SPSS

Go to the Analyze => Regression => Linear menu.

Move City MPG to the Dependent variable (Y) and Weight to the Independent variable (X).

Then click Plots. To get our residual plot, copy DEPENDNT to X and ZRESID to Y.

Click Continue to close this window. Click OK to close the Linear Regression window. You'll get a whole bunch of stuff but all you need are the items copied below.

The Honda Civic shows as an unusual point but the rest of the points show no pattern. However, there is some difference in this residual plot and the residual plot we got from Excel. Can you spot it?

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