What is Bivariate Data? - Definition & Examples


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What type of data uses two sets of variables that can change and are compared to find relationships?

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1. A scientist is conducting an experiment on mice, seeing how their weight is affected by the volume of cheese they're given. What is the independent variable in this experiment, and why?

2. A condition or piece of data in an experiment that is controlled or influenced by an outside factor is considered what type of variable?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Curious about how to compare two variables to see if they are related? Use these tools to test how much you know about bivariate relationships and to review important vocabulary terms to pass the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will test you on the following terms and topics:

  • Two types of variables
  • Bivariate versus univariate data
  • Relationships in bivariate data

Skills Practiced

You can use this interactive quiz and printable worksheet to practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on bivariate data
  • Problem solving- use acquired knowledge to solve bivariate relationship practice problems
  • Distinguishing differences- compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as the types of variables
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer questions about the relationships in bivariate data

Additional Learning

If you'd like to learn more about the relationships in bivariate data, take a look at the corresponding lesson on What is Bivariate Data? - Definition & Examples. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Understand the purpose behind the use of bivariate data
  • Define the characteristics of bivariate data
  • Learn how to analyze visual representations of bivariate data