The Golden Park and Recreation Department wants to determine - 11901

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The Golden Park and Recreation Department wants to determine a better way to estimate income at the various recreational centers. One relationship that was investigated was between family size and amount spent on recreation. The question was if smaller families spent less money than larger families. A regression analysis tool was selected to be used to address this question. Data was collected from 15 member families regarding what they spent each week on recreation. Their data was as follows: 

Family SizeAmount SpentFamily SizeAmount SpentFamily SizeAmount Spent

4$1093$1013$115

511441206174

316141255156

515961704145

516431045145

 

 

Compute the coefficient of correlation. 

A.   .681

B.   .463

C.   .618

D.   .861

 
Solution Description

The Golden Park and Recreation Department wants to determine a better way to estimate income at the various recreational centers. One relationship that was investigated was between family size and amount spent on recreation. The question was if smaller families spent less money than larger families. A regression analysis tool was selected to be used to address this question. Data was collected from 15 member families regarding what they spent each week on recreation. Their data was as follows:

          Family Size          Amount Spent