# Question: consider the following sample data x 14 16 17 18...

###### Question details

Consider the following sample data:

x |
14 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 20 |

y |
20 | 14 | 17 | 12 | 13 |

**a.** Calculate the covariance between the
variables. **(Negative value should be indicated by a minus
sign. Round your intermediate calculations to at least 4
decimal** **places and final answer to 2 decimal
places.)**

**b.** Calculate the correlation coefficient.
**(Round your intermediate calculations to 4 decimal places
and final answer to 2 decimal places.)**