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Speed vs. Tickets

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Researchers surveyed a group of motorists, documenting their average speeds and recording the lifetime total number of speeding tickets each motorist had received. The data is recorded in the scatterplot above.

The point ($59,10$) can best be described as

A

An influential point that greatly changes the slope, and a regression outlier.

B

An influential point that greatly changes the slope, but not a regression outlier.

C

A regression outlier but not overly influential to the slope.

D

Neither influential to the slope nor a regression outlier.

E

Unable to tell.