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UNITED STATES MILITARY ACADEMY HOMEWORK TWO: “YOUR CHOICE” SECTION G12 MAJ MCCLUNG BY MIDSHIPMAN MICHAEL J. SLAGH ‘08, CO G3 WEST POINT, NEW YORK 08 MAY 2006

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40 50 60 70 80 90 100 0.005 0.01 0.015 0.02 0.025 0.03 0.035 -4 -2 2 4 0.1 0.2 0.3 0.4 Does more money mean a longer life? 65 67 69 71 73 75 77 79 81 83 85 0 5,000 10,000 15,000 20,000 25,000 30,000 35,000 40,000 GDP per capita (US\$) Life Expectancy (Years) For this assignment, I found that there was a correlation between a country’s GDP per capita and  the longevity of its citizens.  This correlation is important in our society because many of the citizens of  the poorer nations do not enjoy the same amount of time on earth as those born into, or perhaps living in  richer countries.  There is also relevance in these calculations when we study the outliers, or those  countries that “outperform” the model.  Analysis of the behaviors and habits of these countries could lead  to breakthroughs in the fields of medicine and healthcare.  For this study, GDP per capita is the predictor  variable, and life expectancy is the response.  We are 96% confident that the interval 73.86 <  µ  < 75.82 contains the true mean of the life  expectancy for this sample.  We are 96% confident that the interval 11.36 <
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