Graph description: Figure 8. Scatter diagram showing simulated data from a population where there is no relationship between the variables and the population correlation coefficient is zero

A scatter diagram.

The horizontal axis is labeled "Variable X" and numbered 2, 4, 6, and 8. The vertical axis is labeled "Variable Y" and numbered 2, 4, 6, and 8. Each of the 50 observations is shown by a small diamond positioned at that subject's Variable X and Variable Y.

There is no relationship between X and Y.

When X = 3, Y ranges from 3 to 5. When X = 7, Y ranges from 3 to 5.

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