Section 6.1 - Investigating Relationships

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  • 1. 
    For the scatter plot above, which is the independent variable?
    • A. 

      Volume

    • B. 

      Pumping Rate

    • C. 

      Fountain Type

    • D. 

      Time

  • 2. 
    The data shoes the daily low temperatures in Banff National Park for the part of July.  How would you describe the variables?
    • A. 

      Discrete

    • B. 

      Continuous

    • C. 

      Independent

    • D. 

      Dependent

  • 3. 
    The scatter plot shows movie attendance at the Stadium Cinema for different days in the summer.  What information does point R represent?
    • A. 

      On a day when the temperature was 30 C, 400 tickets were sold

    • B. 

      On a day when the temperature was 20 C, 261 tickets were sold

    • C. 

      On a day when the temperature was 95 C, 602 tickets were sold

    • D. 

      On a day when the temperature was 32 C, 420 tickets were sold

  • 4. 
    What does the scatter plot show about the relationship between the amount spent per pupil and the average teacher pay?
    • A. 

      There is no relationship between amount spent per pupil and teacher salary.

    • B. 

      Schools the spend more per pupil tend to pay their teachers less per year

    • C. 

      Schools that spend more per pupil tend to pay their teachers more per year

    • D. 

      Schools that pay their teachers more per year tend to spend less per pupil

  • 5. 
    This data shows the fuel consumption for various vehicles of different weights.  Who might want this information
    • A. 

      An auto manufacturer

    • B. 

      An oil company executive

    • C. 

      A vehicle designer

    • D. 

      A scrap metal dealer

  • 6. 
    Suppose you were to survey shoppers to see if there was a relationship between the number of coupons they use and the amount of money they spend.  What column headings would you use in a table of values designed to organize the data from your survey?
    • A. 

      Number of Coupons and Amount Saved

    • B. 

      Number of Coupons and Amount Spent

    • C. 

      Coupons Cut and Amount Spent

    • D. 

      Amount Spent and Amount Saved

  • 7. 
    For the data shown above, which is the dependent variable?
    • A. 

      Jump Distance

    • B. 

      Years

    • C. 

      1948

    • D. 

      Olympic Gold Medals

  • 8. 
    The table above shows the number of laps Craig swam during practice.  How would you join the points on the scatter plot of this data?
    • A. 

      Dashed because they are discrete

    • B. 

      Solid because they are discrete

    • C. 

      Dashed because they are continuous

    • D. 

      Solid because they are continuous

  • 9. 
    The hockey team practices 10 hours per week.  Suppose you were to survey your teamates to see if there is a relationship between extra hours spend practicing and number of goals made.  How would you interpret the ordered pair (3, 12) if it were to appear on a  scatter plot of your data?
    • A. 

      A player practicing 12 extra hours and scoring 3 extra goals

    • B. 

      A player practicing 2 extra hours and scoring 3 goals

    • C. 

      A player practicing 3 extra hours and scoring 12 goals

    • D. 

      A player practicing 13 extra hours and scoring 12 goals

  • 10. 
    Elan drew a scatter of the data below.  Most likely, why did Elan choose Weight as the independent variable
    • A. 

      Because the weight is determined by the carat price

    • B. 

      Because per carat price is based on its weight

    • C. 

      Because weight is usually the independent variable

    • D. 

      Because the weights are less than the prices

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