an ideal tool for examining the relationships between two variables

a simple chart that illustrates the relationship between two variables

a statistical graphic that displays the STRENGTH , DIRECTION and SHAPE of the relationship between two variables

a useful summary of a set of bivariate data (two variables), usually drawn before working out a linear correlation coefficient or fitting a regression line

a way of taking the data from a correlational research project and visualizing it on a graph

a way to visualize bivariate data

also called scatter diagram A graphical display of points, in which the coordinates of each point are given by the values of an explanatory variable and response variable.

A two-dimensional graph displaying the relationship between two numerical characteristics or variables.

A tool that studies the possible relationship between two variables expressed on the x-axis and y-axis of a graph. The direction and density of the points plotted will indicate various relationships or a lack of any relationship between the variables.

A graph of the points representing a collection of data.

A scatterplot, scatter diagram or scatter graph is a graph used in statistics to visually display and compare two or more sets of related quantitative, or numerical, data by displaying only finitely many points, each having a coordinate on a horizontal and a vertical axis.