The Basic Practice of Statistics 7th Edition

Published by W. H. Freeman
ISBN 10: 1-46414-253-X
ISBN 13: 978-1-46414-253-6

Chapter 4 - Scatterplots and Correlation - Chapter 4 Exercises: 4.32b

Answer

The pattern appears to be linear. There appears to be a slightly negative correlation. r = -.256 R is not a helpful indicator of this relationship.
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Work Step by Step

The correlation was calculated in Microsoft Excel.
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