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Data showing the IQ of each person and of their mother.

Suppose you are given data from a survey showing the IQ of each person interviewed and the IQ of his or her mother. That is all the information you have. Your boss has asked you to put together a report showing the relationship between these two variables. What could you present and why?

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We could present a chart that shows the data from the survey as a side-by-side comparison with the data of the mother. By comparing against the mother's IQ data, we are able to make inferences about the entire set of data. It would allow us to make preliminary conclusions about how the ...

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Suppose you are given data from a survey showing the IQ of each person interviewed and the IQ of his or her mother. That is all the information you have. Your boss has asked you to put together a report showing the relationship between these two variables. What could you present and why?

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