So, I've obtained a graph of lab data an it's a plot of thermal resistance versus pressure. Pressure on the x and thermal resistance on the y. If I plot all the points, there doesn't seem to be any trend. The y values are just as likely to decrease as they are to increase with increasing x values. So, even though the y values do change with increasing x, you couldn't say that there's a trend. So, for analysing this, would I say that the y values are independent of x or would I just say that the y values are dependent on x, just with no discernible trend? I've attached the excel sheet, see graph 1. Not sure if that more suited to the homework section or here because it's not so much a homework question, as a general mathematics one to do with interpreting graphs.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

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# Interpreting a graph of lab data.

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