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Question: Refer to the data on garbage in


Refer to the data on garbage in Exercise 3.31.
(a) Replace the year by (year - 1970). Calculate the correlation coefficient between (year - 1970) and amount of garbage in millions of tons.
(b) Based on your calculation in part (a), what is the correlation between the year itself and the amount of garbage7 Explain.

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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