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How can I make a scatter plot out of either of these graphs?  Thanks!

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brandih | eNotes Employee

Posted September 10, 2013 at 3:02 AM via web

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How can I make a scatter plot out of either of these graphs?  Thanks!

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justaguide | College Teacher | (Level 2) Distinguished Educator

Posted September 10, 2013 at 3:20 AM (Answer #1)

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A scatter plot is a graphical representation of data in the form of points where the x-coordinate of the graph represents one variable and the y-coordinate represents the other.

Consider the points in the first table, if the height is represented by the x-coordinate and the hourly pay by the y-coordinate, the points on the graph representing the data are: (62, 6), (65, 8.5), (68, 6.5), (70, 6), (70, 7.5), (72, 8), (72, 6), (73, 7.5), (74, 6.25) and (74, 8).

The scatter plot is:

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