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Which of the following samples has the highest correlation coefficient? Meaning which is closest to +1 ?
  • A sample with a large number of dots in the top left and bottom right corners
  • A sample with an almost strait line sloping downward from left to right
  • A sample that is equally distributed around the center
  • A sample that forms the shape of a round ball
  • A sample with an almost strait line sloping upward from left to right
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    Carlos Rodriguez <carlos@math.albany.edu>
    This problem was contributed by a student in Elementary Statistics. It is offered as it is with no warranty of any kind
    Last modified: Wed May 13 12:29:11 EDT 1998