- Minitab: Simple Scatterplot

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Minitab®  – Simple Scatterplot

The file below contains data concerning students' quiz averages and final exam scores. Let's construct a scatterplot with the quiz averages on the horizontal axis and final exam scores on the vertical axis.


  1. Open the data file in Minitab 
  2. From the tool bar, select Graphs > Scatterplot > One Y Variable > Simple
  3. Double click the variable Final on the left to move it to the Y variable box on the right
  4. Double click the variable Quiz_Average on the left to move it to the  X variable box on the right
  5. Click OK

This should result in the scatterplot below:

Simple scatterplot of quiz averages and final exam scores
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