how do you construct scatter plots for bivariate data?an example would help.

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how do you construct scatter plots for bivariate data?

an example would help.

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Step 1

Bivariate data is data with two variables. A Scatter plot is plotted to identify the relationship between any two variables. The table below gives the average weight (in kilograms) of certain people ages 1–20.

Step 2

Variable \\\'Age\\\' is the explanatory variable ie it explains or predicts the difference in response variable \\\'weight\\\'. Explanatory variables are generally plotted on x-axis in a scatter plot.

To obtain scatter plot, go to excel sheet and select the data table shown above. Then click on Insert > Charts>Scatter  to see the plot.

Step 3

In the scatterplot, if the points lie along the straight line then there exists a linear relationship between the variab...

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