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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.

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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.

Chapter 3, Problem 72SE, Does a major league baseball teams record during spring training indicate how the team will play

  1. a. What is the correlation coefficient between the spring training and the regular season winning percentages?
  2. 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.

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