Long live the scatter plotJun 21, 2022
When should you use a scatter plot?
Scatter plots are useful for exploring relationships.
You need two sets of numbers to make a scatter plot. One set goes on the x-axis and the other goes on the y-axis.
Here, we're looking at the relationship between bill depth and length for penguins.
You can add color to a scatter plot to show different groups.
Species is used to make each point a different color, and we can see the pattern of bill depth and length by species.
You can also add a third numeric value to a scatter plot by changing the size of the points.
Body mass has been added to see if there is a relationship between bill depth, bill length, and body mass among the penguins.
Scatter plots are very useful for exploring patterns!
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