What is a scatterplot?

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* The first step of any statistical analysis is to first graphically plot the data. In terms of correlation, graphical plots are called scatterplots. Scatterplots can show you visually the strength of the relationship between the variables, the direction of the relationship between the variables, and whether outliers exist.
* The first step of any statistical analysis is to first graphically plot the data. In terms of correlation, graphical plots are called scatterplots. Scatterplots can show you visually the strength of the relationship between the variables, the direction of the relationship between the variables, and whether outliers exist.
* Below is an example of a scatterplot between two variables - v1 and v2
* Below is an example of a scatterplot between two variables - v1 and v2
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What is a scatterplot?

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What is the purpose of graphing the scatterplot?




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