Question

A teacher is assessing the correlation between the number of hours spent studying and the average score on a science test. The table shows the data:

Number of hours spent studying
(x) 0 0.5 1 1.5 2 2.5 3 3.5 4
Score on science test
(y) 57 62 67 72 77 82 87 92 97

Part A: Is there any correlation between the number of hours students spent studying and the score on the science test? Justify your answer. (4 points)

Part B: Write a function that best fits the data. (3 points)

Part C: What does the slope and y-intercept of the plot indicate? (3 points)




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