# How should a scatter plot of data look if there is a negative correlation?

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Nov 5, 2015

#### Answer:

See explanation

#### Explanation:

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Initially try to understand what do you mean by "scatter plot with negative correlation". It simply implies if have paired data sets # (x,y) # then if the values of # x # increase then values of # y # decrease and vice versa. I also attach a image that gives you idea about how a scatter plot with negative correlation looks like:
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