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Scatterplot vs. Residual Plot

APSTAT-J1LGNF

Consider the scatterplot to the left and its accompanying residual plot to the right.

Which of the following statements is true?

A

The residual plot shows a moderate correlation.

B

The scatterplot shows a weak linear correlation.

C

The residual plot shows that a linear model might not be best for this situation since the absolute value of the residuals is so large.

D

The residual plot shows that a linear model might not be best for this situation since the residual plot shows a pattern.

E

Both plots show a history of underpredicting then overpredicting and then underpredicting once again.