Univariate vs Bivariate Data Topic Index | Algebra Index | Regents Exam Prep Center

Examine the differences between univariate and bivariate data.

 Univariate Data Bivariate Data involving a single variable involving two variables does not deal with causes or relationships deals with causes or relationships the major purpose of univariate analysis is to describe the major purpose of bivariate analysis is to explain central tendency - mean, mode, median dispersion - range, variance, max, min, quartiles, standard deviation. frequency distributions bar graph, histogram, pie chart, line graph, box-and-whisker plot analysis of two variables simultaneously correlations comparisons, relationships, causes, explanations tables where one variable is contingent on the values of the other variable. independent and dependent variables Sample question:  How many of the students in the freshman class are female? Sample question:  Is there a relationship between the number of females in Computer Programming and their scores in Mathematics?

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