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5-70.
  1. The winning times for various swim meets at Smallville High School were compared to the height of the swimmers. The residual plot is shown below. Homework Help ✎

    1. Sketch what the original scatterplot may have looked like.

    2. What does the residual plot tell you about predictions made about swimmers that are shorter compared to predictions made about taller swimmers?

According to the graph, have predictions gotten closer to the actual values, or further away?