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The Relationship Between The Relationship Between Temperature and the Latitude Temperature and the Latitude and Longitude and Longitude By: Angela Couture Jaime Frade Rita Argelo
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Abstract Abstract Question: Is there a relationship between temperature and global coordinates? Can latitude and longitude predict the temperature of that location? Answer: After analysis, latitude is a strong predictor of the temperature.
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56 major cities that spanned across the US were chosen Each year, the daily min temp in January was tallied A monthly average was computed for each city This study will concentrate on temperatures collected in the US from 1931 to 1960
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Data collection Each city’s average temp was computed for the month of January Each city’s coordinates were recorded City, State Jan Temp Latitude Longitude Mobile, AL 44 31.2 88.5 Montgomery, AL 38 32.9 86.8 Phoenix, AZ 35 33.6 112.5 Little Rock, AR 31 35.4 92.8 Los Angeles, CA 47 34.3 118.7 San Francisco, CA
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This note was uploaded on 12/16/2011 for the course STAT 6306 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '10 term at FSU.

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