9/23/2017 MindTap - Cengage Learning 1/2 Right "Check My Work" Clicked: 6 Times Problem 2-25 The scatter chart in the following figure was created using sample data for profits and market capitalizations from a sample of firms in the Fortune 500 . Click on the datafile logo to reference the data. (a) Discuss what does this scatter chart indicates about the relationship between profits and market capitalization? The scatter chart indicates that there may be a positive linear relationship between profits and market capitalization. (b) The data used to produce this are contained in the file Fortune500 . Calculate the covariance between profits and market capitalization. If required, round your answer to three decimal places.
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