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Volume

Pressure

Nitrogen

Oxygen

CO2

2

11.94

12.45

9.45

3

7.71

7.37

8.56

4

6.62

5.09

5.79

5

5.2

5.83

4.9

6

4.51

4.9

3.61

Brett is working in the chemistry lab trying to determine if he can predict the volume of three different gases (nitrogen, oxygen, and carbon dioxide) based upon the pressure applied to them. He kept all other characteristics of the gases constant. Brett performed the following analysis: Homework Help ✎

Discuss the association, including slope and

*R*-squared.What is the residual with the greatest magnitude and what point does it belong to?

Using the LSRL model, estimate the volume of a gas at 2.5, 4.5, and 6.5 atmospheres. Use an appropriate precision.

How well would this linear model work in predicting more extreme pressures? Support your answer.

Is the association weak or strong?

Is the association negative or positive?

Are there any outliers?

Calculate *R*^{2} (note that *r* is given). Then comment on the variability in the data. (See answer (b) in problem 8-34).

Refer to the graph on the right that has do with residuals.

The largest residual with the greatest magnitude value is about 2.3 liters and it belongs to oxygen at 2 atmospheres of pressure.

Substitute the three values given in the problem into the LSRL equation for *x*.

9.40 liters, 6.10 liters, and 2.82 liters

Does the residual plot have random scatter, or is there a pattern?

What will the linear model predict when the pressure is greater than 8 atmospheres?