Song: Coefficient of Determination

A song that may be used in discussing the meaning and interpretation of R^2; the coefficient of determination.  The lyrics were written by Mary McLellan from Aledo High School in Aledo, Texas as one of several dozen songs created for her AP statistics course. The song may be sung to the tune of the Christmas song Frosty the Snowman written by Walter Rollins and Steve Nelson and popularized by Gene Autry’s 1950 recording. Also, an accompanying video may be found at


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