Looking at a line-of-fit on a scatter plot? Does that line have a positive slope? If so, your data shows a positive correlation! Learn about positive correlation by watching this tutorial.

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A line-of-fit is a line that summarizes the trend in a set of data. In this tutorial, you'll see how to graph data on a coordinate plane and draw a line-of-fit for that data. Check it out!