Presenting Data
Presenting Data

Presenting Data

Lead Author(s): Kelly Cline

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These questions explore presenting data using using stem and leaf diagrams, box and whisker plots, histograms, distributions and more.

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[Presenting data] 1

A data set consists of fifty three-digit numbers ranging from 180 to 510. The best choice for stems in a stem-and-leaf display would be to use ___.

A

1 digit stems (1, 2, . . ., 5)

B

2 digit stems (18, 19, . . ., 51)

C

3 digit stems (180, 181, . . ., 510)

[Presenting data] 2

Which of the following statements is most completely true in comparing an appropriately drawn histogram to a stem-and-leaf display of the same data?

A

Both convey the same information about the shape of the distribution.

B

Both convey the same information about gaps in the distribution.

C

Both convey the same information about outliers.

D

Both convey the same amount of information generally.

E

Two from (A)-(D) are correct.

F

Three from (A)-(D) are correct.

G

All from (A)-(D) are correct.

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