# Table 2.9 gives data on mean Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) scores for collegebound seniors for 19722007. These data represent the critical reading and mathematics test scores for both male and female students. The writing category was introduced in 2006. Therefore,

Table 2.9 gives data on mean Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) scores for collegebound seniors for 1972€“2007. These data represent the critical reading and mathematics test scores for both male and female students. The writing category was introduced in 2006. Therefore, these data are not included.
a. Use the horizontal axis for years and the vertical axis for SAT scores to plot the critical reading and math scores for males and females separately.
b. What general conclusions do you draw from these graphs?
c. Knowing the critical reading scores of males and females, how would you go about predicting their math scores?
d. Plot the female math scores against the male math scores. What do you observe?

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