#### Three variable correlation 05-28-10

```Hi.

I was wondering if it was possible to work out the correlation between three
variables in excel, not just two.

My data looks like this (this is just an example, with random values):

A                              B                              C
15,283,741,924	22,891,175,671	182,489,383
12,450,453,827	25,604,121,237	458,039,634
25,017,912,202	10,105,478,615	408,312,030
15,608,597,275	27,352,700,295	71,393,406
6,293,126,663	33,730,623,537	699,182,754
15,665,042,562	25,952,123,256	76,238,591
11,565,224,759	30,426,279,924	44,724,721
8,716,353,737	33,395,986,265	135,495,541
11,234,337,068	23,463,987,625	1,163,192,672
16,285,868,769	21,238,873,761	1,777,205,148
10,406,955,459	31,623,688,840	71,934,583
5,827,079,717	38,907,282,319	964,824,980
11,626,458,649	21,043,475,527	35,381,302
4,081,044,992	41,239,034,015	835,902,380

I've already used the correl function to work out the two-variable
correlations between columns A/B, B/C and A/C.  I'd now like to work out the
three-variable correlation between columns A/B/C.  Is this possible?

Thanks,
Eileen.

PS I apologise if this query appears twice.  I already tried to post it, but
then couldn't find it, so I assumed there was a
problem with the post.

```
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```I don't think Excel can handle trivariate / multivariate correlation.

Try a look here for a trivariate scatterplot:

http://www.wessa.net/rwasp_cloud.wasp

Regards,

Tom

"Eileen" wrote:

> Hi.
>
> I was wondering if it was possible to work out the correlation between three
> variables in excel, not just two.
>
> My data looks like this (this is just an example, with random values):
>
> A                              B                              C
> 15,283,741,924	22,891,175,671	182,489,383
> 12,450,453,827	25,604,121,237	458,039,634
> 25,017,912,202	10,105,478,615	408,312,030
> 15,608,597,275	27,352,700,295	71,393,406
> 6,293,126,663	33,730,623,537	699,182,754
> 15,665,042,562	25,952,123,256	76,238,591
> 11,565,224,759	30,426,279,924	44,724,721
> 8,716,353,737	33,395,986,265	135,495,541
> 11,234,337,068	23,463,987,625	1,163,192,672
> 16,285,868,769	21,238,873,761	1,777,205,148
> 10,406,955,459	31,623,688,840	71,934,583
> 5,827,079,717	38,907,282,319	964,824,980
> 11,626,458,649	21,043,475,527	35,381,302
> 4,081,044,992	41,239,034,015	835,902,380
>
>
> I've already used the correl function to work out the two-variable
> correlations between columns A/B, B/C and A/C.  I'd now like to work out the
> three-variable correlation between columns A/B/C.  Is this possible?
>
> Thanks,
> Eileen.
>
> PS I apologise if this query appears twice.  I already tried to post it, but
> then couldn't find it, so I assumed there was a
> problem with the post.
>
```
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Utf
5/28/2010 11:30:03 AM
```Eileen  -

How do you define "three-variable correlation"?

-  Mike
http://www.MikeMiddleton.com

"Eileen" <Eileen@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:677A29FE-949B-42C3-9BE7-05B0805AC8AF@microsoft.com...
> Hi.
>
> I was wondering if it was possible to work out the correlation between
> three
> variables in excel, not just two.
>
> My data looks like this (this is just an example, with random values):
>
> A                              B                              C
> 15,283,741,924 22,891,175,671 182,489,383
> 12,450,453,827 25,604,121,237 458,039,634
> 25,017,912,202 10,105,478,615 408,312,030
> 15,608,597,275 27,352,700,295 71,393,406
> 6,293,126,663 33,730,623,537 699,182,754
> 15,665,042,562 25,952,123,256 76,238,591
> 11,565,224,759 30,426,279,924 44,724,721
> 8,716,353,737 33,395,986,265 135,495,541
> 11,234,337,068 23,463,987,625 1,163,192,672
> 16,285,868,769 21,238,873,761 1,777,205,148
> 10,406,955,459 31,623,688,840 71,934,583
> 5,827,079,717 38,907,282,319 964,824,980
> 11,626,458,649 21,043,475,527 35,381,302
> 4,081,044,992 41,239,034,015 835,902,380
>
>
> I've already used the correl function to work out the two-variable
> correlations between columns A/B, B/C and A/C.  I'd now like to work out
> the
> three-variable correlation between columns A/B/C.  Is this possible?
>
> Thanks,
> Eileen.
>
> PS I apologise if this query appears twice.  I already tried to post it,
> but
> then couldn't find it, so I assumed there was a
> problem with the post.
>
```
 0
Mike
5/30/2010 12:30:34 AM

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