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# 1 math question?! MULTIPLE CHOICE! 10 POINTS! ?

In a study of streams in the Adirondack Mountains, the following relationship was found between the water's pH and its hardness (measured in grains). Is it appropriate to summarize the strength of association with a correlation?

Choose the correct answer below.

a) The scatterplot has outliers; correlation is not appropriate.

b) All the conditions for correlation are met.

c) The scatterplot is not linear; correlation is not appropriate.

d) The variables are not quantitative; correlation is not appropriate.

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- OutlierLv 41 month ago
c) The scatterplot is not linear, correlation is not appropriate.

This is evidenced by the curved shape of the scatter....

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