Correlation Coefficient - Discovery Activity


Watch this short video describing the task.


1. Plot 5 points on the grid in random places 2. Make a list of your points by selecting the list tool and dragging across your points 3. Enter Correlation Coefficient (list name) into the input bar answer the questions below the activity screen.


Move the points around on the screen. Write some observations about what you see happening to the value of the correlation coefficient.

Range of values

Find the maximum and minimum values for correlation coefficient. Describe what you see each time.