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Guess the Correlation Applet


Guess the Correlation Applet

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 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.
Material Type: Simulation
Technical Format: Java Applet
Date Added to MERLOT: April 05, 2007
Date Modified in MERLOT: April 16, 2012
Submitter: Scott McDaniel



Primary Audience: College General Ed, College Upper Division
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Technical Requirements: Java enabled browser
Language: English
Cost Involved: no
Source Code Available: unsure
Accessiblity Information Available: unsure
Creative Commons: unsure


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Avatar for Karen Nielsen
2 years ago

Karen Nielsen (Student)

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.

Avatar for Scott Sinex
5 years ago

Scott Sinex (Faculty)

Very nice tool to get students into dealing with scatter in data and understanding the value of r.
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