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8-129.

Anthony has added a trend line to the scatterplot below. Do you agree with where he put the line? Explain your reasoning.

The trend line is the best fit line for all the points and the shortest distance from each of the points on the plot.

Are approximately half the data points on each side of the trend line?

The line is slightly lower to the left and less steep.