Question 10 - 11th Grade Mathematics: Statistics and Probability Practice Test for the SBAC

Rafael is convinced that eating helps you grow taller and is puzzled by these results. Which of these statements could you use to help him understand these results?

A. Victoria measured her height with a bad ruler.
B. Five weeks might be too short a time to see an increase in height.
C. Victoria ate the wrong foods to stimulate growth.
D. The results show correlation and not causation.

Victoria kept track of her weekly calorie intake, weight, and height. She summarized her results in the table shown here.

Week Calories Consumed Weight (pounds) Height (feet\inches)
1 15400 108 4 feet 11 inches
2 16350 109 4 feet 11 inches
3 14210 107 4 feet 11 inches
4 14900 108 4 feet 11 inches
5 15800 109 4 feet 11 inches

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