I am attaching a scatter dot and correlation coefficient.
I need to know if my interpretations are correct. If they are not can you explain what it is I am misinterpreting© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com September 19, 2018, 1:30 pm ad1c9bdddf - https://brainmass.com/statistics/pearson-product-moment-correlation/scatter-dot-correlation-coefficient-make-relationship-85424
Please see the attached file.
My questions are as followed:
1) First is it true you place the dependent variable on the y-axis and the independent on the x-axis? In the above I place the pathsize on the y-axis because it is the outcome I am measuring...I placed the age (in years) on the x-axis because it is what I am assuming to influence my outcome. Is this correct? Or does it matter what is placed on x-axis and y-axis?
You are right, in the scatter plot, the outcome is placed on the y-axis and the predictor or independent is placed on the ...
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