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Here are some specific activities, investigations or visual aids we have picked out. Click anywhere in the grey area to access the resource.

- Cartoon Scatter Graph Place the cartoon characters on the scatter graph according to their height and age.
- Estimating Correlation Practise the skill of estimating the correlation of data on a scatter graph in this self marking exercise.
- Correlation Arrange the given statements in groups to show the type of correlation they have.
- Human Scatter Graphs Pupils move to positions in the room according to their data relative to the walls as axes.
- Plotting Scatter Graphs Plot scatter graphs from data representing a number of different everyday situations.

Here are some exam-style questions on this statement:

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*The number of visitors to a cycle track and the number of drinks sold by a cafĂ© at the location are recorded in the table below.*" ... more - "
*The scatter graph shows the maximum temperature (*" ... more^{o}C) and the number of bowls of soup sold at a sandwich shop on twelve randomly selected days last year. - "
*The following table shows the relationship between the number of workers and the amount of time in minutes it takes them to harvest the sugar cane in a particular field.*" ... more - "
*The following table shows the amount of diesel required by a train to travel certain distances.*" ... more - "
*The following table shows the weight in kilograms of members of a group of young children of various ages.*" ... more - "
*The following table shows the average number of hours per night sleeping by seven men and their youngest child.*" ... more - "
*Miss Chloe Sharpe (singing teacher) was teaching nine students last year. At the end of the year the students took a singing exam and their results were reported as percentages. Chloe decided to record the average number of hours per week each student reported practising in the weeks before the examination.*" ... more - "
*The following table shows the average weights for given heights in a population of men.*" ... more - "
*Data is collected about size in square metres of apartments in a city and the monthly cost of renting them. The size of the apartments is shown in this box and whisker diagram.*" ... more - "
*As part of a conservation project, Darren was asked to measure the circumference of trees that were growing at different distances from a beach.**His results are shown in the following table.*" ... more - "
*The Farang Parkour Team hosted a Free Running event. The judges, Anan and Jason awarded 7 competitors a score out of 10. The scores are shown in the following table.*" ... more - "
*In a survey of insect life near a stream, a student collected data about the number of different insect species \((y)\) that were found at different distances \((x)\) in metres from the stream.*" ... more - "
*A pair of twins, Percy and Patsy, take Maths assessment tests each week. Their teacher records their scores in this table:*" ... more - "
*The table below shows the scores for 12 students on two Mathematic exam papers. For the first paper calculators were allowed and for the second paper they were not.*" ... more

Click on a topic below for suggested lesson Starters, resources and activities from Transum.

If you use the TI-Nspire calculator you can find instructions for finding the regression line on the GDC Essentials page. The equation of that line can then be used for prediction purposes.

This Bicen Maths video clip shows everything you need to memorise on Regression and Correlation for A Level Statistics.

This video on Bivariate Statistics is from Revision Village and is aimed at students taking the IB Maths AA SL/HL level course.

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