Histograms

A histogram is a data summary graph emperically emulates the distribution graph using real data collected from a sample. We first have to create a set of bins that cover the range of the data. Then we count the number of individuals in each bin. So a histogram graph is always frequency on the y axis and the bin values on the x axis.

Example histogram
Figure 1. An example histogram.


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Author: Dr. David R. Larsen
Created: October 6, 2013
Last Updated: September 8, 2014