#270 Basic Bubble plot





A bubble plot is very close to a scatterplot. With Matplotlib, we will construct them using the same scatter function. However, we will use the ‘s‘ argument to map a third numerical variable to the size of the marker. This will give us an additive information on the same graphic!






# libraries
import matplotlib.pyplot as plt
import numpy as np

# create data
x = np.random.rand(40)
y = np.random.rand(40)
z = np.random.rand(40)

# use the scatter function
plt.scatter(x, y, s=z*1000, alpha=0.5)

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