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The data shows the number of hours different players practice basketball each week and the number of baskets each player scored during a game.

Alan - 5 hours Practiced - 6 baskets

Brenda - 10 hours Practiced - 11 baskets

Caleb - 7 hours Practiced - 8 baskets

Shawna - 2 hours Practiced - 4 baskets

Fernando - 0 hours Practiced - 2 baskets

Gabriela - 21 hours Practiced - 19 baskets

a. Find an equation for a line of best fit Round decimals to the nearest tenth.

b. Interpret the meaning of the slope and y-intercept

c. Find the correlation coefficient

Solution

Verified$\textbf{(a)}$ The equation of a line of the best linear fit model is

$y=0.8x+2.3$

$\textbf{(b)}$ The slope line represents that for each hour of practice, a player will score $0.81$ baskets and y-intercept represents a player who practices $0$ hour will score $2.3$ baskets

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