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StatisticsSTATISTICS F/BUSINESS+ECONOMICS-TEXTDoes a major league baseball team’s record during spring training indicate how the team will play during the regular season? Over a six-year period, the correlation coefficient between a team’s winning percentage in spring training and its winning percentage in the regular season is .18. Shown are the winning percentages for the 14 American League teams during a previous season. a. What is the correlation coefficient between the spring training and the regular season winning percentages? b. What is your conclusion about a team’s record during spring training indicating how the team will play during the regular season? What are some of the reasons why this occurs? Discuss.BuyFind*arrow_forward*

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ISBN: 9781305881884

Chapter 3, Problem 72SE

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Does a major league baseball team’s record during spring training indicate how the team will play during the regular season? Over a six-year period, the correlation coefficient between a team’s winning percentage in spring training and its winning percentage in the regular season is .18. Shown are the winning percentages for the 14 American League teams during a previous season.

- a. What is the correlation coefficient between the spring training and the regular season winning percentages?
- b. What is your conclusion about a team’s record during spring training indicating how the team will play during the regular season? What are some of the reasons why this occurs? Discuss.

STATISTICS F/BUSINESS+ECONOMICS-TEXT

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