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5-24.

*Consumer Reports* magazine collected data for the fuel efficiency of cars (miles per gallon) compared to weight (thousands of pounds). The regression model below was created.

Calculate and interpret

squared in context.- First calculate

(). Note that% is the amount of variability that can be explained by a linear relationship._____ percent of the variability in __________ can be explained by a linear relationship with _______.

fuel efficiency

weightInterpret the slope in context.

Think about the units for the slope in this situation.