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The accompanying data table shows the level of social media networking​ (measured as the percent of individuals polled who use social networking​ sites) and the GDP at purchasing power parity​ (PPP) per capita for each of 24 selected countries.

QUESTIONS:

a. Compute the covariance.

b. Compute the coefficient of correlation.

c. Based on parts (a) and (b), what conclusions can be reached about the relationship between the GDP and social media use?

GDP (PPP) Social Media Usage (%)
7063 87
17923 87
4837 87
10157 84
5993 82
6394 82
14078 83
3897 83
16084 78
4637 78
16733 77
19886 71
17803 72
3567 73
19687 72
7858 71
3875 75
13360 73
17177 66
6611 70
6336 72
6330 69
13173 62
11067 46

a. The covariance is __

(Round to the nearest integer as​ needed.)

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