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Unformatted text preview: August 28, 2007 [STEPS OF PLOTTING HISTOGRAM] To plot a histogram, you have to specify bins and their ranges. But the bins are actually determined by the person who is to plot the histogram, so are the ranges. For what I did, take the homework 1.31 as an example. 1. Decide the overall range of your bins. I found, after sorting the data, I found the smallest amount of return was -23, and the largest was 12.5. Namely, the overall range of all the security returns is from -23 to 12.5. So, I set up my overall range of bins to be from -25 to 15, since I want to make it a little bit wider than the exact range of security returns, which are the data I was investigating. The...
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This note was uploaded on 06/24/2008 for the course MATH 1070 taught by Professor Akbas during the Summer '08 term at Georgia State University, Atlanta.
- Summer '08