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    Correlation Coefficient for Absenteeism and Age

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    A personnel manager for a large corporation feels that there may be a relationship between absenteeism and age and would like to use the age of a worker to develop a model to predict the number of days absent during a calendar year. A random sample of 10 workers was selected with the results presented below:

    Age Days Absent
    27 15
    61 6
    37 10
    23 17
    46 9
    58 7
    28 13
    36 11
    64 5
    40 7

    What is the correlation coefficient?

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    Solution Summary

    The solution calculates the correlation coefficient of the data set in the submitted problem.