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Scatter Plot

Below are four bivariate data sets ans the scatter plot for each is not included. Each data set is made up of sample values drawn from a population.

Figure 1 Figure 2 Figure 3 Figure 4
x / y u / v w / t m / n
1.0 7.5 1.0 10.0 1.0 7.5 1.0 2.6
2.0 4.7 2.0 9.0 2.0 8.5 2.0 4.3
3.0 10.1 3.0 8.0 3.0 7.1 3.0 3.3
4.0 5.8 4.0 7.0 4.0 5.7 4.0 5.2
5.0 1.8 5.0 6.0 5.0 8.1 5.0 4.6
6.0 4.6 6.0 5.0 6.0 4.9 6.0 7.1
7.0 8.8 7.0 4.0 7.0 4.9 7.0 5.7
8.0 3.4 8.0 3.0 8.0 6.6 8.0 7.5
9.0 9.4 9.0 2.0 9.0 5.9 9.0 6.9
10.0 6.9 10.0 1.0 10.0 4.5 10.0 8.3

Which data set indicates the strongest positive linear relationship between its two variables?

In which data set is there evidence of a strong nonlinear relationship between the two variables?

Which data set has an apparent negative, but not perfect, linear relationship between its two variables?

Which data set indicates a perfect negative linear relationship between its two variables?

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1. Which data set indicates the strongest positive linear relationship between its two variables?
The data set (m/n)

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The solution provides a step by step method for the construction of scatter plot. Formulas for calculating and interpreting the results are also included. Formula for the calculation and Interpretations of the results are also included.

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