# Statistics

posted by John

In baseball, is therelinearcorrelation between batting average and home run percentage? Let x represent the batting average of a professional baseball player. Let y represent the home run percentage (number of home runs per 100 times at bat). Suppose a random sample of baseball players gave the following information x=0.251 0.259 0.29 0.265 0.269 y=1.3 3.7 5.8 3.9 3.7 my answer is strong and positive is this correct

1. MathGuru

From my calculations:
r = 0.923

Strong positive correlation.

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