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Please download the following workbook for the Excel Essentials Quiz. Excel-Essentials-Quiz(1).xlsx This spreadsheet contains monthly continuously compounded returns for two stock indexes RSP and SPY and two individual stocks Amazon and Duke Energy for the 12 years from May 2003 to May 2015. Use Excel s chart function to generate a scatter plot of SPY index monthly returns (y axis) against Amazon monthly returns (x axis) When you use trendline option for slope, R-squared, and the y-intercept, double- check your results against the equivalent cell formula answers. Question 1: What is the slope of the best-fit line (rounded to two decimal places)? 0.11 x 0.12 x 0.15 r What is the coefficient of determination (R-squared)? Use the "rsq" Excel function (Trendline in Excel may give an inaccurate value for R-squared). 0.18 r What is the Y-intercept, in percent? Use the "trendline" but double-check against the "intercept" function.

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