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Chapter 2 21 Organizing and Graphing Qualitative Data 0 Raw data data recorded in the sequence in which they are collected and before they are processed or ranked are called raw data 0 Ungrouped data contains information on each member of a sample or population individually 0 Frequency distribution exhibits how the frequencies are distributed over various categories known as frequency distribution tablesfrequency table 0 Calculations 0 Relative frequency of a category Frequency of that categorySum of all frequencies 0 Percentage relative frequency 100 0 Graphical Presentation of Qualitative Data 0 Bar GraphChart categories on Xaxis frequency on yaXis One bar for each category and the height of each bar corresponds with a frequency 0 Pie Chart a circle divided into portions that represent the relative frequencies or percentages of a population or a sample belonging to different categories is called a pie chart 22 Organizing and Graphing Quantitative Data 0 Frequency Distributions 0 Class the interval that all values fall within the upper and lower limits 0 Frequency Distribution lists all classes and the number of values that belong to each class Data presented in the form of a frequency distribution are called grouped data 0 Class Boundary is given by the midpoint of the upper limit of one class and the lower limit of the next class 0 Class widthsize the difference between the two boundaries of a class I Approximate class width largest value smallest value of classes 0 Class midpointmark is obtained by dividing the sum of the two limits or the two boundaries of a class by 2 39 Class midpoint or mark lower limit Upper limit2 0 Relative Frequency and Percentage Distributions 0 Relative Frequency of a class frequency of that classSum of all frequencies 0 Graphing Grouped Data 0 Polygon a graph formed by joining the midpoints of the tops of successive bars in a histogram with straight lines 0 Shapes of Histograms O Symmetric is identical on both sides of its central point 0 Skewed is nonsymmetric 39 Skewed to the right has a longer tail on the right side 39 Skewed to the left has a longer tail on the left side 0 Uniform or Rectangular has the same frequency for each class 23 Cumulative Frequency Distributions 0 Cumulative Frequency Distribution gives the total number of values that fall below the upper boundary of each class 0 Ogive is a curve drawn for the cumulative frequency distribution by joining with straight lines the dots marked above the upper boundaries of classes at heights equal to the cumulative frequencies of respective classes 24 Stemandleaf plot displays 0 Stem and leaf plot each value is divided into two portions a stem and a leaf The leaves for each stem are shown separately in display 25 Dot plots 0 Outliers or Extreme Values are very large or very small relative to the majority of the values in a data set
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