Talk:Analysis of covariance

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Is it possible to illustrate this procedure with a picture? —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 00:46, 22 April 2008 (UTC)

This discussion is very technical for an encyclopaedia aimed at a general audience. Although the mathematical formulae are useful, some sort of explanation of the basic concepts of ANCOVA, perhaps with a few examples would make this page considerably more useful. Jowiltshire (talk) 16:03, 15 June 2009 (UTC)


The model would be much easier to understand if there was a figure similar to the one here: You could then put in intercepts and slopes, etc. to identify the different parts of the equation and what they are doing. Gak (talk) 11:48, 1 March 2017 (UTC)

Abbreviations use[edit]

(ab)use of the abbreviations DV, IV and CV makes this technical article practical inscrutable. Replacing these with the full terminology is preferred.