Problem 3) The following data come from your book, problem 26 on page 298. Here is the data:

Mean daily calories Infant Mortality Rate (per 1,000 births)

1523 154

3495 6

1941 114

2678 24

1610 107

3443 6

1640 153

3362 7

3429 44

2671 7

a) For the above data construct a scatter plot using SPSS or Excel (Follow instructions on page 324 of your textbook). What does the scatter plot show? Can you determine a type of relationship? Are there any outliers that you can see?

b) Using the same data conduct a correlation analysis using SPSS or Excel. What is the correlation coefficient? Is it a strong, moderate or weak correlation? Is the correlation significant or not? If it is what does that mean?

Mean daily calories Infant Mortality Rate (per 1,000 births)

1523 154

3495 6

1941 114

2678 24

1610 107

3443 6

1640 153

3362 7

3429 44

2671 7

a) For the above data construct a scatter plot using SPSS or Excel (Follow instructions on page 324 of your textbook). What does the scatter plot show? Can you determine a type of relationship? Are there any outliers that you can see?

b) Using the same data conduct a correlation analysis using SPSS or Excel. What is the correlation coefficient? Is it a strong, moderate or weak correlation? Is the correlation significant or not? If it is what does that mean?

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