5. Creating Charts That Show Relationships

The chart types discussed in this chapter are unusual. Scatter, radar, bubble, and surface charts are probably the least understood Excel charts.

Both scatter and bubble charts show the interplay between two or three different variables. They require a bit of care in setting up the data. A scatter chart can help you to figure out whether a correlation exists between two variables. A bubble chart has the unique ability to provide data about a third dimension. The first section in this chapter covers the mechanics of creating scatter charts.

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