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Interpreting Scatter Plots
Common Core: 8.SP.1

Interpreting Scatter Plots

Author: Graham Pardun

This lesson explains how to interpret data on a scatter plot (i.e. is there a positive, negative, or no relationship between ordered pairs?).

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What's going between X and Y?

In this lesson, we'll identify three kinds of relationships between the X and Y coordinates of coordinate pairs, as shown in scatter plots: positive, negative, and non-existent.