11 terms

continuous graph

a graph made up of connected lines or curves

discrete graph

a graph made up of unconnected points

scatter plot

A graph with points plotted to show a possible relationship between two sets of data.

correlation

A relationship between two variables in a scatter plot

positive correlation

A correlation where as one variable increases, the other also increases, or as one decreases so does the other. Both variables move in the same direction.

negative coorelation

the relationship between two variables in which one variable increases as the other variable decreases

no correlation

There is no relationship between data sets.

line of best fit

a line drawn in a scatter plot to fit most of the dots and shows the relationship between the two sets of data

cluster data

data points that relate to each other

two way table

a table that shows the frequency or count of two pieces of data.Used to analyze data and make conclusions

outliers

extreme values that don't appear to belong with the rest of the data