Scatterplot and Correlation: Definition, Example & Analysis


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Which of the scatterplots shows a negative correlation?

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1. Which of the scatterplots shows a positive correlation?

2. Which of the scatterplots shows no correlation?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Check your comprehension of the correlation exhibited on several different scatterplots with this worksheet and quiz. You will also have to identify true statements about correlations.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

With these assessments, students will be asked about:

  • Negative correlation
  • Positive correlation
  • No correlation
  • Strongest correlation

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet give you the chance to apply the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on interpreting scatterplots
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve correlation practice problems
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can look at scatterplots and interpret them correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about this subject, you can watch the related video lesson titled Scatterplot and Correlation: Definition, Example & Analysis. The lesson objectives include:

  • What scatterplots are made of
  • How numerical values determine correlation
  • Data points and their relation to the line of best fit