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Constructing Histograms. In Exercises, | Ch 2.3 - 14BSC

Elementary Statistics | 12th Edition | ISBN: 9780321836960 | Authors: Mario F. Triola ISBN: 9780321836960 18

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Problem 14BSC

Earthquake Depths Use the frequency distribution from Exercise 24 in Section 2-2 to construct a histogram. Using a strict interpretation of the requirements for a normal distribution, do the depths appear to be normally distributed? Why or why not?

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Answer:

Step 1 of 1

Depth(y)

6.6

2

15.3

17.2

3.2

2.2

14.8

5.6

6.1

9.1

18.5

8.1

10

13.7

8

7

18.6

8.2

5.7

18.9

13.7

4.5

8.3

6

14.2

5.4

17.7

9.9

17.3

5.1

5.3

15.9

13.7

4.2

5.7

5.9

15.1

8.5

14.7

16.4

4.7

8.6

8.2

15.2

10.1

14.5

5.2

7.9

3.3

6.4

The width of each bar has to be equal and the height has to equal the frequency:

This is in the form,

C - I

Frequency

1-5

7

5-9

21

9-13

4

13-17

12

17-21

6

21-25

0

No, because the histogram is not bell shaped.

Step 2 of 1

Chapter 2.3, Problem 14BSC is Solved
Textbook: Elementary Statistics
Edition: 12
Author: Mario F. Triola
ISBN: 9780321836960

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