You can create a simple bubble plot to examine the relationship between three variables.

To create a simple bubble plot, you must use a worksheet that contains three columns of measurement data with the same number of rows.

C1 | C2 | C3 |
---|---|---|

Combined MPG | Total Volume | Retail ($1000) |

19.25 | 187.0 | 31.3 |

25.50 | 132.3 | 31.0 |

39.55 | 132.3 | 35.6 |

... | ... | ... |

- Choose .
- Choose Simple, then click OK.
- Under Y variable, enter a column of Y-values. In the example, Total Volume is the y variable.
- Under X variable, enter a column of X-values. In the example, Combined MPG is the x variable.
- Under Bubble size variable, enter a column of values to determine the bubble size. In the example, Retail ($1000) is the bubble size variable.
- Click OK.