Course Notes: Probability and Statistics Mrs. Leahy Unit 1: Organizing Data
Probability and Statistics
Unit 1: Organizing Data
Collecting & Organizing Data; Frequency Distributions;
Histograms & Relative Frequency Histograms
A. Collecting & Organizing Dat

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Course Notes: Probability and Statistics ~ Mrs. Leahy Unit 1: Organizing Data
Probability and Statistics
Unit 1: Organizing Data
Day 1: Collecting & Organizing Data; Frequency Distributions;
Histograms 8: Relative Frequency Histograms
A. Collecting & Or

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PROB/STAT Unit 1 Homework Handout:
Answer the following questions or complete the following problems on your own paper. Homework is due the day after
it is assigned for a completion grade unless otherwise stated.
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