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By: Julia Garcia Juliana Bove Kelli Koenig Period 5 SCATTER PLOT GRAPHING

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Definition: A graph in which two sets of data are plotted as ordered pairs in a coordinate plane. Used to find the relationship between multiple sets of data. Numerical data is used. INTRODUCTION

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1.Collect data as ordered pair 2.Make graph and plot points 3.Determine the correlation/relationship (positive, negative, or none) EXPLANATION

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Social Media Apps and Sleep CONSTRUCTED EXAMPLE

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Does the amount of social media apps on your phone or iPod effect the average amount of sleep you get? There is no correlation between the two variables, so they don’t affect one another. PROBLEM/MEANING

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Babe Ruth’s Homeruns REAL-LIFE GRAPH

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Do years of experience effect the amount of homeruns Babe Ruth scored in baseball from 1918 to 1927? There’s a positive correlation which means the years of experience does affect the amount of homeruns hit. PROBLEM/MEANING

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They can be used to display large amounts of data. Easy to analyze relationships between two quantities. Easy to predict what is coming next in data. ADVANTAGES

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Can be hard to read because of overplotting. Takes a long time to graph. Hard to tell where exactly a point is placed if it’s not on an intersection. DISADVANTAGES

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www.yahoo.com www.google.com www.baseball-almanac.com www.baberuthcentral.com Glenoce McGraw-Hill Algebra 1 Textbook WORKS CITED

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