Functions Modeling Change: A Preparation for Calculus, 5th Edition

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ISBN 10: 1118583191
ISBN 13: 978-1-11858-319-7

Chapter 1 - Linear Functions and Change - 1.6 Fitting Linear Functions to Data - Exercises and Problems for Section 1.6 - Exercises and Problems - Page 50: 2


This value of $r$ is reasonable.

Work Step by Step

$r=0.7$ signifies the line of fit is upward and the line follows the data pretty well, since 0.7 is close to 1.0. Therefore, this $r$ value makes sense.
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