Question: Polychlorinated biphenyls PCBs industrial pollutants are known to be a

Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), industrial pollutants, are known to be a great danger to natural ecosystems. In a study by R. W. Risebrough titled "Effects of Environmental Pollutants Upon Animals Other Than Man" (Proceedings of the 6th Berkeley Symposium on Mathematics and Statistics, VI, University of California Press, pp. 443-463), 60 Anacapa pelican eggs were collected and measured for their shell thickness, in millimeters (mm), and concentration of PCBs, in parts per million (ppm). The data are on the WeissStats CD.
a. Obtain a scatterplot for the data.
b. Decide whether finding a regression line for the data is reasonable.

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