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A. If the correlation coefficient is 0.65, what is the sign of the slope of the regression line?
B. As the correlation coefficient decreases from 0.97 to 0.99, do the points of the scatter plot move toward the regression line, or away from it?

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PsyDAG,
A. Since sign of r is positive, so is the slope.
B. Toward; when it reaches 1.00, it is a straight line.