This is in relation to a scatterplot of 400 data points, with a very strong negative correlation.
For the statements, state whether they are correct or incorrect and why.
If each value of the y variable is divided by four, then the value of the correlation coefficient will also be divided by four. - Assume this one is true? As the correlation coefficient then wouldn't change?
The scatterplot shows that the variable x causes the variable y to take the values it does. - not too sure about this one?