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    Correlation coefficient and scatter plot

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    3) Display the data in scatter plot. Calculate the linear correlation coefficient. Use the scatterplot to make a conclusion about
    the type of correlation. x: 0 1 2 3 4
    y: 0.5 3 2 4 3.5
    find the correlation coefficient.
    Choose the statement suggested by the scatter plot and the correlation coefficient.
    A) There is a positive linear correlation.
    B) There is a negative linear correlation.

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    The expert examines correlation coefficients and scatter plots for displaying data.