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Guess the Correlation Applet

Guess the Correlation Applet

 This applet generates a scatterplot each time the user clicks "New Sample". Users can then guess the correlation from the graph and see the actual value. By clicking "Edit data" users can input their own data. Users can also determine the number of points in the plot.


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Karen Nielsen
Karen Nielsen (Student)
10 years ago

Good way for students to practice guessing correlations. The different graphing options (like guess vs actual) are fun to play with once you've guessed several times.

Scott Sinex
Scott Sinex (Faculty)
13 years ago
Very nice tool to get students into dealing with scatter in data and understanding the value of r.
Used in course? Yes