Anonymous asked in Science & MathematicsMathematics · 1 month ago

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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  • 1 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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