- The data below represent the number of registered boats in Florida and the numbers of manatee fatalities from encounters with boats in Florida for each of several recent years.
Table 1 – Number of Boats and Manatee Fatalities
|Number of Boats||99||99||97||95||90||90||87||90||90|
- Construct a scatterplot using number of boats as the explanatory variable and manatee fatalities as the response variable.
- How would you describe the association between number of boats and manatee fatalities, based on your scatterplot?