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A.P. StatisticsAssignment 2-5Remember to show your thinking through your work.1)The data below were gathered on a random sample of 5 basking sharks, swimmingthrough the water and filter-feeding, i.e. letting the water bring food into their mouths.Mean speeds for basking sharksBody Length(meters)Mean speed(meters/second)4.00.894.50.834.00.766.50.945.50.94a)What is the value of the correlation coefficient for these data?<type answer here>b)Find the equation of the least squares line describing the relationship betweenx= body length andy= mean speed.<type answer here>c)If these sharks are representative of the population of basking sharks, what wouldyou predict is the mean speed for a filter-feeding basking shark that is 5.0 metersin length?Show any calculations below.<type answer here>

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