Chapter 14.1, Problem 2LC

Essentials of Statistics for the B...

8th Edition
Frederick J Gravetter + 1 other
ISBN: 9781133956570

Chapter
Section

Essentials of Statistics for the B...

8th Edition
Frederick J Gravetter + 1 other
ISBN: 9781133956570
Textbook Problem

The data points would be clustered more closely around a straight line for a correlation of -0.80 than for a correlation of +0.05. (True or false?)

To determine
Whether it is true or false that the data points would be clustered more closely around a straight line for a correlation of -0.80 than for a correlation of +0.50.

Explanation

Given info:

The data points would be clustered more closely around a straight line for a correlation of -0.80 than for a correlation of +0.50.

Justification:

The sign of correlation indicates the direction whereas the magnitude denotes the strength of association between the two variables...

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