17. A doctor wished to determine whether a relation exists between the height of a female and her
weight. She obtained the heights and weights of 10 females aged 18 to 24. Let height be the
independent variable x, measured in inches, and weight be the dependent variable y, measured in
a. Use a graphing utility to draw a scatter plot. Record the plot as accurately as possible on your
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b. Use the regression capabilities of your graphing utility to find the equation of the line that best fits
the data. Include the correlation coefficient with your equation. Round to three decimal places.
c. Use your equation to predict the weight of a woman whose height is 66 inches. Show all of your work.