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A random sample of 85 utility stocks was taken to compare the amount of their annual dividends to the annualized yields of the dividends. The data are given in following Table (see attachment)
a. Find the correlation coefficient.
b. Can we conclude that the variables are positively associated within the population
of all utilities? Use alpha= .05
c. Determine the regression equation and write about equation in brief.

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A random sample of 85 utility stocks was taken to compare the amount of their annual dividends to the annualized yields of the dividends. The data are given in following Table.
a. Find the correlation coefficient.
b. Can we conclude that the variables are positively associated within the population of all utilities? Use Î± = .05
c. Determine the regression equation and write about equation in brief