The US Forest Service published the following data showing
The US Forest Service published the following data showing the number of acres of trees (in 000s) harvested in national forests for the past four years and the number of Class 1 forest fires reported on Forest Service land during those years.
a. Show the scatter diagram and compute the covariance for the two sets of values. Treat the data as a population.
b. Compute the correlation coefficient.
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