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Refer to the data on garbage in Exercise 3.31 .
(a) Plot the amount of garbage (millions of tons) versus population (millions).
(b) Does there appear to be a strong correlation? Explain.
(c) H ow does your interpretation of the association differ from that in Exercise 3.31, p arts (b) and (c)?

Data from Exercise 3.31:
The amount of municipal solid waste created has become a major problem. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, the yearly amounts (millions of tons) are:



Refer to the data on garbage in Exercise 3.31 . -1


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