What is correlation?
is when on a graph the dots are close together (Not
answ2. Correlation is the amount of a phenomenon which may be
explained by one of the variables.
When plotted on a graph, if the data formed a straight line with no
outlying points, that would illustrate a high degree of
correlation. (between the x and y axes.)
If there were considerable scatter of your points from a line, then
the correlation would be weak.
If for example I plotted the height of a class of boys, against
their ages, I would expect a good correlation. In other words, a
large amount of the variability in height could be explained by the