The scatter plot suggests little, if any, association between male and female colorectal cancer incidence.
The relationship between temperature and ozone in this data set is apparently non-linear, based on the scatter plot.
These points are then plotted as the vertical and horizontal coordinates of a scatter plot.
In the scatter plot, a number of obvious patterns are already apparent.
Bubble charts can be considered a variation of the scatter plot, in which the data points are replaced with bubbles.
If you're uncertain about correlation coefficient it's always worth doing a scatter plot.
It's finding the best straight line through the scatter plot.
The line is often used as a reference in a 2-dimensional scatter plot comparing two sets of data expected to be identical under ideal conditions.
The quantities from these two variables are often represented using a scatter plot.
This can be represented as a scatter plot on a risk matrix, as shown in the diagram to the right.