# Vocabulary for these terms• correlation• scatterplot• positive correlation• negative correlation• correlation coefficient (r)• explanatory/independent variable• response/dependent variable• regression equation• regression line (best-fit line)

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Vocabulary for these terms

• correlation

• scatterplot

• positive correlation

• negative correlation

• correlation coefficient (r)

• explanatory/independent variable

• response/dependent variable

• regression equation

• regression line (best-fit line)

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Correlation: It is the linear relationship between the two variables.

Scatterplot: It is the graph that represents the relationship between the two variables.

Positive correlation: A positive linear relationship between the variables means that the two variables increase or decrease together. As one variable increases (decreases), the other also increases (decreases).

Negative correlation: A negative linear relationsh...

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