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The below data represents the total compensation for 10 randomly selected CEOs and their company's stock performance in 2009.

The below data represents the total compensation for 10 randomly selected CEOs and their​ company's stock performance in 2009. Analysis of this data reveals a correlation coefficient of r =negative −0.1972. How would I determine the predicted stock return for a company whose CEO made​ $15 million and what  would be the predicted stock return for a company whose CEO made​ $25 million?


Compensation                     Stock

  (millions $)                     Return (%)

      26.14                             6.28

      12.89                            30.29

      19.87                            31.45

      12.97                            79.73

      12.15                            -8.84

      11.54                             2.49

      25.99                             4.77

      15.26                            10.72

      17.17                             4.09

      13.88                            12.25

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