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The graph at right compares the age and the number of pets for a certain population.

Describe the association for this population.

A scatterplot with Age in years on the X axis and Number of pets on the Y axis. The points are clustered from 20 to 50 in the X direction and from 1 to 6 in the Y direction, with 3 points higher around X = 30. Your teacher will provide you with a model.

Do the points on the graph seem to follow a general pattern?

There is no association between number of pets and age.