Assignment 1-1 Creating a Stem and Leaf Plot

# Assignment 1-1 Creating a Stem and Leaf Plot - Price of...

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Price of haircuts: Males (20, 25, 28, 30, 17) Females: (46, 53, 50, 24, 60) Stem-and Leaf plot Stem Leaf 1 7 2 0 4 5 8 3 0 4 6 5 0 3 6 0 Using the Stem-and-Leaf plot was very beneficial in the analysis of the data obtained for prices of haircuts among my friends because it allowed me to summarize more easily the distribution of the set of data collected, since the data is arranged by place value. The digits in the largest place are referred to as the stem and the digits in the smallest place are referred to as the leaf (leaves). The leaves are displayed to the right of the stem. After creating the Stem-and Leaf plot, I was able to easily identify slight predominance in the \$2x range of prices for haircuts among the population used. 17 20 24 25 28 30 46 50 53 60 0 0.2 0.4 0.6 0.8 1 1.2 Histogram on Haircut Prices Prices A histogram is a graphical method for displaying the shape of a distribution. With this particular set of

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• Spring '16
• Statistical charts and diagrams, Stem-and Leaf plot, Haircut Prices

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