Urgent Question(Need Immediate Help with part b)





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Discus: What Are My Chances?: January 2004 Archive: Urgent Question(Need Immediate Help with part b)
By Pwiddles (Pwiddles) on Wednesday, January 14, 2004 - 02:55 pm: Edit

If someone could give me the answers to this question, it would be very appreciated. Ok. here it is:

Th 1999-2000 win-los statistics for the Eastern Conference, Atlantic Division, of the National Hockey League are shown in the accompanying table (down below).

a) Find the mean for the number of wins(W), and the mean for the number of losses(L).

b) Determine if the point (W,L) is a point on the line of best fit. JUSTIFY YOUR ANSWER.

Wins Losses
Philadelphia 45 25
New Jersey 45 29
Pittsburgh 37 37
N.Y (1) 29 41
N.Y (2) 24 49

By Voigtrob (Voigtrob) on Wednesday, January 14, 2004 - 03:06 pm: Edit

There are about a billion ways to find the line of best fit. Only you know what you've been studying in class recently - use it.


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