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September 1, 2014

September 1, 2014

Posted by **john** on Monday, May 5, 2008 at 10:53pm.

a)I need the correlation between x and y

b)slope of linear regression

c)y intercept of linear regression for the points

(1,8)(2,6)(3,4)(4,2)(5,5)

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**Reiny**, Tuesday, May 6, 2008 at 8:40amYour first 4 points follow a nice linear relation, the last point does not fit the pattern, perhaps you made a typo.

taking any two of the first two points gives us a slope of -2

using y = mx + b gives us y = -2x + b

sub in any point, e.g. (1,8)

8 = -2(1) + b

b = 10

a) the correlation between x and y is

y = -2x + 10

b) slope = -2

c) y intercept is 10

(your last point given (5,5) should have been (5,0) making it the x-intercept)

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