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Passing and Winning in the NFL. The National Football League (NFL) records a variety of performance data for individuals and teams. To investigate the importance of passing on the percentage of games won by a team, the following data show the average number of passing yards per attempt (Yds/Att) and the percentage of games won (WinPct) for a random sample of 10 NFL teams for the 2011 season (NFL website).

$\begin{array}{lcc}\text { Team } & \text { Yds/Att } & \text { WinPct } \\ \text { Arizona Cardinals } & 6.5 & 50 \\ \text { Atlanta Falcons } & 7.1 & 63 \\ \text { Carolina Panthers } & 7.4 & 38 \\ \text { Chicago Bears } & 6.4 & 50 \\ \text { Dallas Cowboys } & 7.4 & 50 \\ \text { New England Patriots } & 8.3 & 81 \\ \text { Philadelphia Eagles } & 7.4 & 50 \\ \text { Seattle Seahawks } & 6.1 & 44 \\ \text { St. Louis Rams } & 5.2 & 13 \\ \text { Tampa Bay Buccaneers } & 6.2 & 25\end{array}$

d. Provide an interpretation for the slope of the estimated regression equation.

Solution

VerifiedThe goal of this task is to describe the meaning of the slope of the estimated regression equation we obtained in part c).

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