A community for students.
Here's the question you clicked on:
 0 viewing
KonradZuse
 4 years ago
The form of the relationship in the following scatterplot might best be described as
A. negative.
B. curved.
C. extrapolated.
D. clustered.
KonradZuse
 4 years ago
The form of the relationship in the following scatterplot might best be described as A. negative. B. curved. C. extrapolated. D. clustered.

This Question is Closed

KonradZuse
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I assume A negative... Not sure what C means, but it could be B "curved" but I don't think that's a relationship...

eyust707
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Extrapolated means you analyzed the data and calculated where the curve would continue to past the recorded data.

KonradZuse
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Thanks eyust... WOuld A be correct then? :)

eyust707
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I would say B based on this definition: "Curvilinear: A curved relationship is called curvilinear, because it approximates a curved line."

KonradZuse
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Well they say relationship so that's why I picked A, though it is a curve.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I've never heard "curved" used to describe a relation either, but that might be right if "negative" is reserved for straightline correlation only.

eyust707
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0"In statistics, a relationship between two variables is negative if the slope in a corresponding graph is negative"

eyust707
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0But Cliffsedge has a point... curved isn't a very common description.

KonradZuse
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yeah that's why I assumed negative :P. It deff is both, but curved isn't a relationship imo. It's the shape of it :).

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Here's my goto site for stats: http://stattrek.com/statistics/charts/scatterplot.aspx?Tutorial=Stat I'd say "negative" as well because the standard term is "nonlinear" not "curved."

KonradZuse
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0http://openstudy.com/study#/updates/506f8902e4b060a360ffbe81 next q awaits :D.
Ask your own question
Sign UpFind more explanations on OpenStudy
Your question is ready. Sign up for free to start getting answers.
spraguer
(Moderator)
5
→ View Detailed Profile
is replying to Can someone tell me what button the professor is hitting...
23
 Teamwork 19 Teammate
 Problem Solving 19 Hero
 Engagement 19 Mad Hatter
 You have blocked this person.
 ✔ You're a fan Checking fan status...
Thanks for being so helpful in mathematics. If you are getting quality help, make sure you spread the word about OpenStudy.