Bivariate Set of Data

My Definition

Key Characteristics

The following are true of a bivariate set of data:

  • Two sets of data are compared.

  • Correlation describes the relationship between the two variables.

  • Both variables have quantitative data.

  • The relationship can be represented graphically as a scatterplot.


Bivariate Set of Data Interactive

A set of sample data is included if you would like to explore creating a scatterplot with bivariate data. Click on the image below to view the sample data in a larger size.



The graph below represents univariate data.

graph representing univariate data

TEKS: 5(9)(B), 8(5)(C), 8(5)(D), 8(11)(A)