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Example Question #1 : How To Create Residual Plots
On a residual plot, the -axis displays the __________ and the -axis displays __________.
independent variable; the dependent variable
residuals; the residuals
residuals; the independent variable
dependent variable; residuals
A residual plot shows the difference between the actual and expected value, or residual. This goes on the y-axis. The plot shows these residuals in relation to the independent variable.