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11-23.

Graph the data in the table below on graph paper. Is there a correlation? ).

Age of car
(years)

Avg. miles
per gallon

$7$

$28$

$2$

$36$

$5$

$29$

$1$

$42$

$4$

$32$

$10$

$16$

$2$

$39$

$3$

$35$

$8$

$18$

Do you notice any trends? Do the data points tend to increase or decrease as the age increase?

The data shows a negative correlation.

Use the eTool below to graph the data in the table with the age of the car on the $x$-axis and the avg. miles per gallon on the $y$-axis.
Click the link at right for the full version of the eTool: MC2 11-23 HW eTool (Desmos)