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shapes_and_collections example code: scatter_demo.pyΒΆ

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Simple demo of a scatter plot.
import numpy as np
import matplotlib.pyplot as plt

N = 50
x = np.random.rand(N)
y = np.random.rand(N)
colors = np.random.rand(N)
area = np.pi * (15 * np.random.rand(N))**2  # 0 to 15 point radiuses

plt.scatter(x, y, s=area, c=colors, alpha=0.5)

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