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## Scatterplot## Description
Also known as a Scatterplots use a collection of points placed using Cartesian Coordinates to display values from two variables. By displaying a variable in each axis, you can detect if a relationship or correlation between the two variables exists.
Various types of correlation can be interpreted through the patterns displayed on Scatterplots. These are:
Lines or curves are fitted within the graph to aid in analysis and are drawn as close to all the points as possible and to show how all the points were condensed into a single line would look. This is typically known as the Scatterplots are ideal when you have paired numerical data and you want to see if one variable impacts the other. However, do remember that correlation is not causation and another unnoticed variable may be influencing results. ## FunctionsPatterns
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