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Hung Up on Histogram? Hang on to Explore the Hilly Terrain of Histograms!

Published on 08/14/2009

Activity Overview

Explore data representations with histograms on the TI-73 Explorer using numerical data. Distinguish between appropriate and inappropriate representations for data based on essential features of histograms. Explain how conventions in constructing histograms may be manipulated to highlight certain features of the data while obscuring other features of the data. Determine which statistics may be appropriately applied to describing data represented in histograms.