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anonymous
 3 years ago
Statistics:
I'm trying to find what my "bins" are. (what are bins?)
I'm having trouble with solver.
see attachments and comments below.
anonymous
 3 years ago
Statistics: I'm trying to find what my "bins" are. (what are bins?) I'm having trouble with solver. see attachments and comments below.

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anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I'm trying to make a histogram and according to this link I have to have bins http://www.wikihow.com/CreateaHistograminExcel how would I do that? I know what my lower and upper bounds are. Are those my bins?

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0wait but what is the whole problem?

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh I'll attach it. I completed a and b already. c is the problem child

helder_edwin
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0first did u order the inputs?

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0are inputs my data values? I'm kinda new to the terminology. They're in column A

helder_edwin
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yes. sorry. then finde the difference between x_maxx_min=range

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I'm not sure what my xmax and xmins are do you mean the difference between my lower and upper bounds? http://assets.openstudy.com/updates/attachments/50785d74e4b0ed1dac50e148jennifersmart11350065660892screenshot20121012at1.10.44pm.png

helder_edwin
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0from the date u r given it looks like x_max=43 and x_min=0 am i right?

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the right hand side is just a random example. The values are not specific to the problem that i'm doing

helder_edwin
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0u have a set of 55 numbers. right?

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0sorry i lost internet connection

helder_edwin
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0well the idea is that class range is x_maxxmin divided by the number of classes.

helder_edwin
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0u get a class with equal to \[ \large \frac{430}{8}=5.375 \]

helder_edwin
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0can be rounded up to 5.4

helder_edwin
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0do u have to have integer class limits?

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.05.4 works too by classes do you mean the...what do we mean by class

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I'm honestly not sure

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0it's just intro to stats and it's algebra based. I don't think they want us to do anything too fancy.

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0this is what I had done manually

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I just followed an example in the book

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0but how do I make a histogram though that's where I'm having trouble

helder_edwin
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0by hand or with the computer

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I'm trying to use excel

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I tried using this website but I can't really follow it http://www.wikihow.com/CreateaHistograminExcel

helder_edwin
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0have u tried using excel's help?

hartnn
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1bins are just ranges of xaxis, like to construct a histogram from a continuous variable you first need to split the data into intervals, called bins. so here your bins are 05.5, 5.511.5....... and u have 8 bins in total

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so my bins would be my class boundaries. I labeled the upper and lower bounds

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0" if you want to separate grades based on a 10 point scale 60, 70, 80, 90, 100 would be the bins" So I guess I'm using a 5 point scale and my bins would be....0, 5.5, 11.5...no?

hartnn
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1your bins does not have equal size....

hartnn
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.105.5 >5.5 5.511.5>6 all others are 6

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I don't know anymore. I thought they have to be separated by 5...ooops I thought I had them spaced equally :S

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0should I have them 5 sizes apart or six?

hartnn
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1where is the original question ? is it above 'Excel 2007' ??

hartnn
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1the one with min=20.5 and max<30.5 ??

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0"oh I'll attach it. I completed a and b already. c is the problem child"

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0that one I can attach it again

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0http://assets.openstudy.com/updates/attachments/50785d74e4b0ed1dac50e148jennifersmart11350073889192screenshot20121012at3.30.01pm.png http://assets.openstudy.com/updates/attachments/50785d74e4b0ed1dac50e148jennifersmart11350073888766screenshot20121012at3.29.47pm.png

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0why is n=9 where is n?

hartnn
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1i am going though it, so u have 8 classes. how did u find class width ?

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[\frac{\text{Largest data valuesmallest data value}}{\text{Desired number of classes}}\]

hartnn
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.10 to 43 = 44 so 44/8 = 5.5 like this ?

hartnn
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1so the bins are : 0/5.5 5.5 11 11=16.5 and so on

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.043/8=5.375 so I rounded it ...yes that's what I did...

hartnn
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1so u need to change your bins to 05.5, 5.511 , and so on..

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0is a bin a range or a specific number? From the way they've written it's kinda confusing "if you want to separate grades based on a 10 point scale 60, 70, 80, 90, 100 would be the bins"

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0wikihow could be wrong though

hartnn
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1a bin is an interval : 1st bin: 05.5 2nd bin: 5.511 so bin is range

hartnn
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1bin is not a number bin size or width is a number = class width

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok so how do we proceed...the data analysis toolbox is confusing, I don't even know where to start http://assets.openstudy.com/updates/attachments/50785d74e4b0ed1dac50e148jennifersmart11350065660892screenshot20121012at1.10.44pm.png

hartnn
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1but u need to change bins , right to 05.5, 5.511 , 1116.5 , and so on

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0sure I will...then what's next

hartnn
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1my excel doesn't even have data analysis button

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0is there another way to make the histogram?

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I honestly don't know. I'm just googling histogram and excel because i've never done this before in excel

hartnn
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1what popped up when u selected data analysis ?

hartnn
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1was there an option of histogram ?

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0that "solver" window It reads "solver parameter" in the attachment

hartnn
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1strange, u shouldn't get solver window ....... u should get options like input range, bin range... http://www.math.kent.edu/~honli/teaching/statistics/Chapter2/Excell_Histogram.html

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0sorry I lost internet connection...but I'm back

hartnn
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1i don't know where u clicked, but u should get that^ when u click data analysis tab

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I guess I don't have that

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0solver is a different add on. I guess I have to find this correct one. For whatever reason the mac 2011 version doesn't have that

hartnn
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1then u need to install the addin : Analysis Toolpack

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I think I downloaded it !

hartnn
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1idk anything about MAC. try to Find 'Excel Options' and there u get Addin tab, which has Analysis Toolbox option. maybe its will be in the dropdown list of settings besides ^ on upper right....

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I just need to follow the instructions in the above attachment. (two boxes up) which I don't seem to be able to do

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0that screenshot above is of the statplus instructions

hartnn
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1try this reference http://support.microsoft.com/kb/914208

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I think I have what I need. I just need to be able to follow the instructions I guess

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I'm starting to hate this MAC....(not really ;P , but it's really annoying because everything is soo different)

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh my god look at that!
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