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A scatter diagram is a tool for analyzing relationshipsbetween two variables. One variable is plotted on thehorizontal axis and the other is plotted on the verticalaxis.
The pattern of their intersecting points can graphicallyshow relationship patterns.
Most often a scatter diagram is used to prove ordisprove cause-and-effect relationships. While thediagram shows relationships, it does not by itself provethat one variable
n addition to showing possible cause and effectrelationships, a scatter diagram can show that twovariables are from a common cause that is unknown orthat one variable can be used as a surrogate for theother.