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If the correlation coefficient is -0.54, what is the sign of the slope of the regression line?
- As the correlation coefficient decreases from 0.86 to 0.81, do the points of the scatter plot move toward the regression line, or away from it

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It goes from upper left to lower right, so what would the sign be?

There is more variability as the correlation coefficient decreases, so away.

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