Complete the following steps to specify the columns of data that you want to analyze.
- In Response
(Y), enter the column of numeric data that you want to explain or predict. The response is also called the Y variable.
- In Predictor
(X), enter a column of numeric data that may explain or predict changes in the response. The predictor is also called the X variable.
In this worksheet, Sales price is the response and contains the sales price of 3-year old cars of the same make and model. Mileage is the predictor and may explain differences in the sales price.