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(Lesson 3: Histograms; 2-3) 2.04 To construct a corresponding relative frequency histogram , we rescale the vertical axis. We could simply divide the vertical tick marks by N (i.e., 43): Note : For sample data, you would divide by n . A better idea may be to use “nice” percents along the vertical axis:
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Unformatted text preview: The shape of a relative frequency histogram indicates the distribution of the data values. Here, we have a roughly bell-shaped distribution. Think About It If a die is rolled 100 times, would you expect a relative frequency histogram of the die results (numbered 1-6) to have the same shape?...
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This note was uploaded on 12/29/2011 for the course MATH 119 taught by Professor Kim during the Fall '09 term at SUNY Stony Brook.

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