Posted by mom on Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 11:03am.
. For the table that follows, answer the following questions:
x y
1 1
2 5
3 9
4
 Would the correlation between x and y in the table above be positive or negative?
 Find the missing value of y in the table. The missing value of y =
How would the values of this table be interpreted in terms of linear regression?
 If a "line of best fit" is placed among these points plotted on a coordinate system, would the slope of this line be positive or negative?
Please show work!

statistics  Steve, Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 11:27am
hmmm. as x increases by 1, y decreases by 4.
That should make things clear.