Bivariate Data (Two Variables)

Bivariate Data (Two Variables)

Author: Samsam Warsame
In this packet you will learn new terms and definitions (bivariate, contingency tables, relative frequencies, scatter plots), how to work with (graph and/or analyze bivariate data in the situations described below, one variable qualitative, one quantitative, two variables are quantitative, two variables are qualitative. Work Cited: Image: --"Dice." Photo. 28 Nov. 2006. 09 July 2010. . Information: --Pilgrim, Gray. "What is Relative Frequency, How is it Used." Relative Frequency. 1 June 2010. 09 July 2010. . --Helms, Ted. "Probability and Relative Frequency." Probability & Relative Frequency In Advanced Genetics. 2000. 09 July 2010. . --Roberts, Donna. "Examine the differences between univariate and bivariate data." Univariate and Bivariate Data. 09 July 2010. .

This learning packet will review bivariate data, which is data that involves two different variables whose values can change. Please note that bivariate data deals with relationships between these two variables, and the purpose of bivariate data is to analyze and explain this relationship.

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In order to understand the following packet it is recommended that you review the following topics:

--Pie Charts

--Bar Graphs

--Dot Plots


--Qualitative Vs. Quantitative

--Box Plots (How to analyze the box plot, and interpret the numbers recorded)


Bivariate Data: