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Unformatted text preview: Art and Science of Graphical Presentations Statistics for Management and Economics Chapter 3 Objectives “Graphical Excellence” “Graphical Deception” Presenting Statistics: Written Reports and Oral Presentations I love this one… I have a great subject [statistics] to write upon, but feel keenly my literary incapacity to make it easily intelligible without sacrificing accuracy and thoroughness.-Sir Francis Galton “Graphical Excellence” 1) Large data sets are presented concisely and coherently. Source: www.nsf.gov . National Science Foundation, Division of Science Resources Statistics Information Cards: Science and Engineering Indicators 2004 NSB 04-01B (Arlington, VA). “Graphical Excellence” 2) The message being presented by the chart is clear. Source: National Training Center’s pyramid graph of Average Learning Retention Rates “Graphical Excellence” 3) The comparison of two or more variables is aided. “Graphical Excellence” 4) The substance of the data, not the form of the graph is prominent. “Graphical Excellence”...
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Chapter3_STAT1100.pp - Art and Science of Graphical Presentations Statistics for Management and Economics Chapter 3 Objectives “Graphical

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