# scatter diagram

- A graph on which observations are plotted on the
*y*-axis for events on the*x*-axis. For example, the wages incurred (*y*-axis) for each level of activity (*x*-axis) would produce a scatter graph from which a relationship can be established between the two variables, say by linear regression, as an aid to predicting cost behaviour

*Accounting dictionary.
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