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hihi67
 5 years ago
could someone explain the stem an leaf plot?
hihi67
 5 years ago
could someone explain the stem an leaf plot?

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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0a stemandleaf plot has several purposes including: 1) display large group of numbers 2) demonstrate the distribution of a sample of numbers

hihi67
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1okay... yah. and so i know like what it is sort of and how you write it and stuff. but what i don't get is that so for example you have this data: 17,7 13,3 14,5 17,2 and soooo forth. what do those numbers mean.. an example? thanks !

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Given the numbers: 14, 15, 16, 24, 24, 24, 24, 26, 33, 36, 37, 31, 62 the stemandleaf plot would look like dw:1327153341118:dw

hihi67
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1yes, i get that. but cool diagram! so could that plot be like the points out of 70 on a test, or something?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The numbers on the left side represent the first digit tens, twenty's, thirty's, forty's .... .and so on the numbers on the right side represent the second digits like "4" in fourteen and "2" in sixtytwo

hihi67
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1i get that... however in my book they write 17, 7 and 13,3 or 14,5 and 17,2....what does that mean?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Notice that in my stemandleaf plot that I did not have to write as many digits as I did when I listed the numbers in my second post; thus, a stemandleaf plot saves space. Secondly, it shows the distribution, notice that 62 is much BIGGER than all the other numbers. 62 is an outlier.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0My plot could be for a test, but this would mean that most students failed. A better example, maybe this refers to students in a college class. We have some young fourteen year olds in the class, but we also have one senior citizen.

hihi67
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1okay. yah probably better example. but could you answer the question i asked: in my book they write 17, 7 and 13,3 or 14,5 and 17,2....what does that mean?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I might need to see a picture of 17, 7 and 13,3 or 14,5 and 17,2 I am guessing that 17,7 means 177 13,3 means 133 14, 5 means 145 17,2 means 172 dw:1327153718794:dw

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0a thing to note about the stem and leaf.... if you look at it the right way it resembles the shape of the histogram

hihi67
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1okay, so in my book, (for the seventeens) there is 17,7 17,2 and 17,0.

hihi67
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1and this is what the plot looks like

hihi67
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1the arrows just mean other numbers

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Nice, these numbers in the plot represent 132, 133, 170, 172 and 177 Please note that this stem plot also needs to have 14, 15 and 16 on the leftside, you might have left it out for the ease of having to draw all of it. 14, 15, and 16 need to be included to create the histogram that agdg mentioned ...

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0excellent job with the arrows! :)

hihi67
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1okay. and the arrows were a masterpiece. i totally agree. however, lets say there is nothing with fourteen. you couldn't write a 0, cause that would be 140. right? would you just leave it blank?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0correct, for example dw:1327154327839:dw

hihi67
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1wait.. but if just the 14 were blank it would be....

hihi67
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1and... on the stem and leaf plot do the numbers on the left go in numerical order?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0on the left, yes on the right, depends on the teacher, technically yes

hihi67
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1okay, tthanks soooo much!!!!!

hihi67
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1okay, i will...i hope! haha bye, thanks!
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