# Correlation coefficient and scatter plot

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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