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Posted 2 months ago

Raymundo wanted to know if sons of taller fathers tend to be taller. This graph shows the relationship between the heights of fathers and sons (in centimeters) for Raymundo's sample.

Which statement is the best description of the association between these variables?

Choose 1 answer:
(A) Taller fathers tended to have taller sons.
(B) Taller fathers tended to have shorter sons.
(c) There is no clear relationship between the heights of fathers and sons.
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Posted 2 months ago
Solution by Steps
step 2
Observe the general trend of the data points on the scatter plot
step 3
Identify whether the trend is positive, negative, or if there is no clear trend
step 4
Conclude that a positive trend indicates that taller fathers tend to have taller sons
1 Answer
A
Key Concept
Positive Correlation
Explanation
A positive correlation on a scatter plot shows that as one variable increases, the other variable tends to also increase.

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