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Scatter Plot With Continuous Y And Categorical X Variables

I need a scatter chart where the y axis is a continuous variable and the x axis is a categorical variable with, say 5 different categories.
Example:
Y Axis: Horsepower
X Axis: "Really Fast", "Fast", "Medium", "Pretty Slow" and "Slow"
Datapoints would be car models: "Porsche 911", "VW bug", "Ford Taurus", etc.

Many thanks for your help- I'm at a loss.

B


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