The magazine Consumer Reports publishes information on automobile gas mileage and variables that affect gas mileage. In one issue, data on gas mileage

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The magazine Consumer Reports publishes information on automobile gas mileage and variables that affect gas mileage. In one issue, data on gas mileage (in miles per gallon) and engine displacement (in liters) were published for 121 vehicles. a) Obtain a scatterplot for the data. b) Decide whether finding a regression line for the data is reasonable. If so, then also do parts (c)-(f). c) Determine and interpret the regression equation for the data. d) Identify potential outliers and influential observations. e) In case a potential outlier is present, remove it and discuss the effect. f) In case a potential influential observation is present, remove it and discuss the effect.
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Answered 2020-12-26 Author has 104 answers

Given: n= Sample size =122 a) DISP is on the horizontal axis and MPG is on the vertical axis. image b) It is reasonable to find a regression line for the data if there is no strong curvature present in the scatterplot. We note that there is strong curvature in the scatterplot of part (a) and thus it is not reasonable to find a regression line for the data. c) Not applicable, because it is not reasonable to find a regression line by part (b). d) Not applicable, because it is not reasonable to find a regression line by part (b). e) Not applicable, because it is not reasonable to find a regression line by part (b). f) Not applicable, because it is not reasonable to find a regression line by part (b).

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