:8. Scatter diagram ? on page ? of the test shows scores on the
midterm and the final of a certain course. Obviously, there is a
strong positive association between midterm scores and final
scores. In fact, the correlation coefficient is
a. negative, and closer to -1 than to 0
b. negative, and closer to -1 than to 0
c. positive, and closer to 0 than to 1
d. positive, and closer to 1 than to 0
e. exactly 0