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Chapter 3 Displaying Categorical Data
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Example On the next slide is a small portion of a data table showing information about 120 movies released in 2005. Each case (row) of the data table represents a 2005 movie. The variables are title, rating, genre, and release date.
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2005 Movies Title Rating Genre Release Date King Kong PG-13 Action/Adventure December 14 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire PG-13 Action/Adventure November 18 Madagascar PG Action/Adventure May 27 Wedding Crashers R Comedy July 15 Star Wars: Episode III PG-13 Action/Adventure May 19
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Problem The problem with a data table is that you can’t see what’s going on with the data. We need ways to show the data so that we can see patterns, relationships, trends, and exceptions.
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1. A display will help you to THINK clearly about the patterns that may be hiding in your data. 2. A well-designed display will SHOW the important features and patterns in your data. 3.
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This note was uploaded on 09/16/2011 for the course AMAT 108 taught by Professor Sutphin during the Fall '07 term at SUNY Albany.

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