Write the word or phrase that best completes each statement or answers the question. Tell whether correlation is being used correctly. Identify any statistical errors. -A high school student wonders if there

Write the word or phrase that best completes each statement or answers the question.
Tell whether correlation is being used correctly. Identify any statistical errors.
-A high school student wonders if there is a correlation between the average life span of an animal and the
number of letters in its name. She gathers the following data:
Animal Average Life Span (years)
Goat 15
Chicken 15
Fox 14
Hare 10
Galapagos Land Tortoise 193
She obtains a high correlation coefficient of 0.98 and concludes that using a linear model, the number of letters in an
animal’s name can be used to predict its average life span.

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