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Unformatted text preview: Sections 101 & 102 – Displaying Data Categorical Data : Data that represent characteristics of objects or individuals (categories). Numerical Data : Data that represent numerical information about an object or individual. M & M Activity PART I: PICTOGRAPHS Arrange your M&M’s on the chart below. 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 Brown Green Orange Red Blue Yellow M&M Color Each represents _______________ 1 As you remove each candy from the graph, color its circle the appropriate color. This type of graph is called a PICTOGRAPH because the data are displayed using parallel columns (or rows) of pictures in which each picture represents one or more of the objects being compared. You may now eat your M&M’s ! PART II: More PICTOGRAPHS Construct a pictograph for the number of each color of M&M’s in the entire bag below. Let each circle represent more than 1 M&M. Brown Green Orange Red Blue Yellow Frequency Each represents _______________ PART III: DOT PLOTS Record the number of yellow M&M’s in each person’s sample. 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 Number of Yellow M&M’s This type of graph is called a DOT PLOT. Dot plots provide a quick, simple way to organize numerical data. They work best when there are fewer than 25 data points....
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 Spring '12
 LisaJuliano
 Normal Distribution, Standard Deviation

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