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A Biology student who created a regression model to use a bird’s Height when perched for predicting its Wingspan made these two statements. Assuming the calculations were done correctly, explain what is wrong with each interpretation. a) My

$R^2$

of 93% shows that this linear model is appropriate. b) A bird 10 inches tall will have a wingspan of 17 inches.

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1 of 2**a)** The value of $R^2$ doesn't show any appropriateness indication, but it presents the strength of the model used. However, the scatter residual plot is the indicator of an appropriate model.

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