# Scatter Plot - Heating Bill

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The scatter plot shows the change in the cost of a family's monthly heating bill based on the average monthly temperature. Use the scatter plot to answer the questions.

A.

Does the scatter plot show a linear pattern or a nonlinear pattern?

- linear pattern
- nonlinear pattern

B.

What type of trend does the scatter plot show?

- positive trend
- negative trend
- no trend

C.

Which statement best interprets the data shown on the scatter plot?

- The family had lower monthly heating bills during months with high average temperatures.
- The family had higher monthly heating bills during months with high average temperatures.
- There is no relationship between the family's heating bill and the average monthly temperatures.

D.

The family has a monthly heating bill of $100. Which of the following was most likely the average temperature for that month?

- [math]10 deg F[/math]
- [math]30 deg F[/math]
- [math]50 deg F[/math]
- [math]70 deg F[/math]

E.

Which situation best represents an outlier data point if it was plotted on the scatter plot?

- The average temperature in March was [math]40 deg F[/math]. The family's heating bill that month was $140.
- The average temperature in March was [math]50 deg F[/math]. The family's heating bill that month was $120.
- The average temperature in March was [math]60 deg F[/math]. The family's heating bill that month was $180.
- The average temperature in March was [math]70 deg F[/math]. The family's heating bill that month was $50.