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Unformatted text preview: Anscombe makes the argument that graphical displays are essential in order to understand statistical results. Although calculations maybe more exact, graphs are rough and give a more basic understanding of trends and evaluations. Moreover, Anscombe also argues that graphs lead to better understanding of regression analysis and clearly identify outlying factors as well as possible inferences from trends. In addition Anscombe argues that axis analysis allows many mathematical insights into the nature of data. Slope as well as coefficient ratio displayed in visual form leads to more understanding as well as interesting observations when compared to other graphs indicating various correlations....
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- Winter '08