The exercises are based on the following sample data obtained from different second-year medical students who took blood pressure measurements of the same person (based on data from Marc Triola, MD).

Systolic |
138 |
130 |
135 |
140 |
120 |

Diastolic |
82 |
91 |
100 |
100 |
80 |

If the sample data were to result in the scatterplot shown here, what is the value of the linear correlation coefficient r?

Answer:

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If the sample data were to result in the scatterplot shown here,the value of the linear correlation coefficient r = -1.