# 2614 Scatter Plot Transformations Logs

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Log x and log y transformations

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### The log y transformation linearises the scatter plot by :

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Turning the y values into log y values

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Compressing the y axis values

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Stretching the y axis values

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Leaving the x axis values the same

A. Turning the y values into log y values
B. Compressing the y axis values
D. Leaving the x axis values the same
Explanation
The log y transformation linearizes the scatter plot by turning the y values into log y values. This is because taking the logarithm of the y values will spread out the data points that are close together and compress the data points that are far apart, resulting in a more evenly distributed scatter plot. Additionally, the log transformation does not affect the x axis values, so they remain the same.

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• 2.

### The log x transformation linearises the scatter plot by :

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Changing the x values to log x values

• B.

Compressing the x axis values

• C.

Stretching the x axis values

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Leaving the y values as they are

A. Changing the x values to log x values
B. Compressing the x axis values
D. Leaving the y values as they are
Explanation
The log x transformation is a mathematical operation that involves taking the logarithm of the x values. This transformation helps to linearize the scatter plot by compressing the x axis values. By taking the logarithm of the x values, the range of the x axis is reduced, making the data points more evenly distributed along the x axis. This compression helps to spread out the data points and make the relationship between the variables more linear. The y values are left unchanged during this transformation.

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• 3.

### The scatter plot above will potentially be linearised with :

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Log x transformation

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Log y transformation

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It is is the wrong quadrant for these transformations

A. Log x transformation
Explanation
The scatter plot above will potentially be linearized with a log x transformation because it appears to have an exponential relationship between the x and y variables. By taking the logarithm of the x values, the relationship may become more linear, making it easier to analyze and interpret the data.

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• 4.

### The scatter plot above will potentially be linearised with :

• A.

Log x transformation

• B.

Log y transformation

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It is is the wrong quadrant for these transformations

A. Log x transformation
B. Log y transformation
Explanation
The scatter plot above will potentially be linearized with log x transformation and log y transformation. These transformations are commonly used when the relationship between the variables in a scatter plot is exponential or logarithmic. By taking the logarithm of the x and y variables, the data points can be spread out more evenly, making it easier to fit a straight line and analyze the linear relationship between the variables.

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• 5.

### The scatter plot above will potentially be linearised with :

• A.

Log x transformation

• B.

Log y transformation

• C.

It is is the wrong quadrant for these transformations

B. Log y transformation
Explanation
The scatter plot will potentially be linearized with a log y transformation. This means that taking the logarithm of the y-values will help to create a linear relationship between the x and y variables. This transformation is useful when the relationship between the variables is exponential, as taking the logarithm can help to make the relationship more linear.

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• 6.

### The scatter plot above will potentially be linearised with :

• A.

Log x transformation

• B.

Log y transformation

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It is is the wrong quadrant for these transformations

C. It is is the wrong quadrant for these transformations
Explanation
The scatter plot is in the wrong quadrant for log x or log y transformations. In order for a scatter plot to be linearized using log transformations, the data points should be spread out across all four quadrants. However, in this case, the scatter plot is concentrated in a single quadrant, indicating that log transformations would not be appropriate for linearizing the data.

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• 7.

### Which quadrants have potential for a log x transformation

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Explanation
A log x transformation is typically used when the data is positively skewed or has a long tail on the right side. Quadrant 2 and Quadrant 3 in a Cartesian coordinate system represent negative x-values, which means they have potential for a log x transformation.

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• 8.

### Which quadrants have potential for a log y transformation

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Explanation
A log y transformation is used when the data is skewed or when the range of values is very large. In Quadrant 3 and Quadrant 4, the y-values are negative or close to zero, which can result in a skewed distribution or a wide range of values. Therefore, these quadrants have the potential for a log y transformation to normalize the data and make it more suitable for analysis.

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• 9.

### The residual plot above shows the original data is potentially from which quadrants

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Explanation
The residual plot above suggests that the original data is potentially from Quadrant 1 and Quadrant 2. This is because the residuals, which are the differences between the observed and predicted values, are positive in Quadrant 1 and negative in Quadrant 2. This indicates that the model tends to overestimate the values in Quadrant 1 and underestimate the values in Quadrant 2. Therefore, the original data is likely to be located in these two quadrants.

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• 10.

### The residual plot above shows the original data is potentially from which quadrants

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Explanation
The residual plot above shows that the residuals, or the differences between the observed and predicted values, are predominantly negative in Quadrant 3 and positive in Quadrant 4. This indicates that the original data points are potentially located in these quadrants.

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• 11.

### The residual plot above shows the original data can potentially be linearised with :

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Log x transformation

• B.

Log y transformation

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It can't be linearised with a log transformation

A. Log x transformation
B. Log y transformation
Explanation
The residual plot above suggests that the original data can potentially be linearized with a log x transformation and a log y transformation. This means that taking the logarithm of the x-values and the y-values may help to create a linear relationship between the variables.

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• 12.

### The residual plot above shows the original data can potentially be linearised with :

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Log x transformation

• B.

Log y transformation

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It can't be linearised with a log transformation

C. It can't be linearised with a log transformation
Explanation
The residual plot above indicates that the original data cannot be linearized with a log transformation. This means that neither a log x transformation nor a log y transformation can be used to make the data fit a linear model. The residuals are not randomly scattered around zero, suggesting that there is some non-linear relationship between the variables. Therefore, a log transformation is not suitable for linearizing the data in this case.

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