scatter diagram


Definition of scatter diagram

: a two-dimensional graph in rectangular coordinates consisting of points whose coordinates represent values of two variables under study

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Recent Examples on the Web But a scatter diagram presented in the lawsuit shows its ratios of barium to nickel and strontium to zinc fall far outside the norms for Kona. Los Angeles Times, "The Kona coffee you buy from Costco and Walmart? It might be fake," 15 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of scatter diagram

1925, in the meaning defined above

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“Scatter diagram.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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