# Refer to the data in Exercise 11.44. a. Compute the correlation coefficient between years of experience and first- year salary.

## Question:

a. Compute the correlation coefficient between years of experience and first- year salary. Do the sign and size of the correlation agree with the pattern observed in the scatterplot?

b. Compute the Spearman rank correlation coefficient between years of experience and first- year salary.

c. Which of the correlations is more influenced by the data values that do not follow the overall pattern?

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## An Introduction To Statistical Methods And Data Analysis

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**Authors:** R. Lyman Ott, Micheal T. Longnecker

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