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Tiffany D. Brunson RSCH 6210 Week 2: Visually Displaying Data Results According to Frankfort-Nachimias and Leon-Guerrero (2018), pie charts are best used when displaying data information for parts of a whole. The pie chart below shows the geographic regions where all 17,200 students attend school. This chart shows that most of the students who were surveyed were from the south. According to Knuth, Sutton, Levias, Kuo, and Callison (2016), students in the Pacific Northwest are more likely to pursue STEM careers if there was a rigorous STEM program or science AP course within their school. Out of 17,200 students surveyed (data points), the average number of AP courses offered at their high schools is 10.86. This data shows that the average student that was surveyed had access to advanced placement courses at their high school.
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Additionally, it shows that while very few students have access to over 20 AP courses, many students only have access to 5-10 AP courses. One implication for social change from this data might be whether or not high schools begin to offer students more AP or other advanced courses as pathways to
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