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    Situations with High and Low Correlation

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    A researcher wants to know the relationship between the height and weight of male students in school district. Correlation coefficients were obtained for (A) all male students between K-12 (B) male students between grades 2 and 5 and (C) all male students on high school varsity volleyball team.

    A. Which correlation was probably the highest?

    B. Which correlation was probably the lowest?

    C. Explain your reasoning.

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    A. The correlation between the height and weight of male students for all male students between K-12 (group A) was probably the highest.

    B. The correlation between the ...

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