# Total sum of squares

Talk0*34,142*pages on

this wiki

Assessment |
Biopsychology |
Comparative |
Cognitive |
Developmental |
Language |
Individual differences |
Personality |
Philosophy |
Social |

Methods |
Statistics |
Clinical |
Educational |
Industrial |
Professional items |
World psychology |

**Statistics:**
Scientific method ·
Research methods ·
Experimental design ·
Undergraduate statistics courses ·
Statistical tests ·
Game theory ·
Decision theory

The value of the total sum of squares depends on the data being analyzed and the test that is being done.

In statistical linear models, (particularly in standard regression models), the **total sum of squares** is the sum of the squares of the difference of the dependent variable and its grand mean:

- .

Furthermore, **total sum of squares** = explained sum of squares + residual sum of squares.

This page uses Creative Commons Licensed content from Wikipedia (view authors). |