# A.3.8.3 Correlation Zoo

- Author:
- Katie Akesson

- Topic:
- Correlation

For each of the situations below, describe the relationship between the variables, based on the correlation coefficient. Make sure to mention whether there is a

**strong relationship**or not, as well as whether it is a**positive relationship**or**negative relationship**. Use these sentence frames: (choose or fill in underlined portions) There is a__strong/weak____positive/negative__relationship because r is__close/far__from__1/-1__. An increase in (__x-value__) tends to go along with an__increase/decrease__in (__y-value__).Temperature of a rubber band and distance the rubber band can stretch. r = 0.84

Average time spent listening to music per day and average time spent watching TV per day. r = -0.17

Average fat intake per citizen of a country and average cancer rate of a country. r = 0.73