# Question: solve the problem 21 the total homegame attendance for majorleague...

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Solve the problem.

21) The total home-game attendance for major-league baseball is the sum of all attendees for all stadiums during the entire season. The home attendance (in millions) for a number of years is shown in the table below.

21)

Year

Home Attendance (millions)

1978

40.6

1979

43.5

1980

43.0

1981

26.6

1982

44.6

1983

46.3

1984

48.7

1985

49.0

1986

50.5

1987

51.8

1988

53.2

a) Make a scatterplot showing the trend in home attendance. Describe what you see.

b) Determine the correlation, and comment on its significance.

c) Find the equation of the line of regression. Interpret the slope of the equation.

d) Use your model to predict the home attendance for 1998. How much confidence do you have in this prediction? Explain.

e) Use the internet or other resource to find reasons for any outliers you observe in the

scatterplot.