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h2022
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Axis Lines in Quadrant?

I currently have a "magic quadrant" where my scatter plot is split into 4 quadrants using the mid-way point of the axes (possible scores are 0-15, so mid way is 7.5 which doesn't change), and also the average of the values (which is obviously dynamic as I add new values to it). Both are technically "correct" I'm just wondering if anyone knows which way is generally perferred or considered a better representation? Is there some kind of "rule" that should determine how the quadrants are divided? Depending where I place the reference lines, items will move in and out of the quadrants so I'm just trying to think of what makes the most sense. Thanks in advance.

 

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h2022
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Thank you for the response! (Funny enough I also speak Portuguese 🙂 I also was leaning towards the average, especially because the dots are not eventually spaced throughout the quadrants... using the mid-point there are almost no dots in the top left, but using the average it includes a few more. From what I have read and seen it seems to be a preference/logical thinking of what makes sense but wanted to see if anyone else had any opinions. Thank you!

Fico feliz por ter ajudado! 🙂

Parreirao2
Helper I
Helper I

Well, I've been there and found the usage of Average of the values to be easier and better in terms of analysis.

Here's mine (apologies for the Portuguese names):

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