Class2 - Class 2: Organizing and Graphing Data Organizing...

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Unformatted text preview: Class 2: Organizing and Graphing Data Organizing Qualitative Data Qualitative (or categorical) data can be organized using Frequency distribution - lists all categories and the number of elements that belong to each one of the categories Relative frequency distribution - lists all categories and the relative frequency of each category relative frequency = Percentage distribution - lists all categories and the relative frequency of each category percentage = (relative frequency) 100 Graphing Qualitative Data Qualitative data can be displayed using Bar graphs (or bar charts) - a graph made of bars whose heights represent the frequencies, relative frequencies or percentages Pie charts - a circle divided into portions that represent the relative frequencies or percentages of each category. Each portions angle is computed as Angle size = 360 Relative frequency Organizing Quantitative Data Quantitative data can be sorted and then grouped into classes....
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This note was uploaded on 10/14/2009 for the course ECON 41 taught by Professor Guggenberger during the Fall '07 term at UCLA.

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