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Name: Descriptive Statistics: Displaying Data
ID: m16297
Language: English (en)
Summary: This module provides a brief introduction into the ways graphs and charts can be used to provide visual representations of data.
Subject: Mathematics and Statistics
Keywords: data, descriptive, display, elementary, graph, statistics
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: Susan Dean (susanldean45@gmail.com), Barbara Illowsky, Ph.D. (illowskybarbara@deanza.edu)
Copyright Holders: Maxfield Foundation (cnx@cnx.org)
Maintainers: Susan Dean (susanldean45@gmail.com), Barbara Illowsky, Ph.D. (illowskybarbara@deanza.edu), Connexions (cnx@cnx.org)

Latest version: 1.9 (history)
First publication date: Apr 5, 2008 4:50 pm -0500
Last revision to module: May 12, 2012 9:56 am -0500

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Version History

Version: 1.9 May 12, 2012 9:56 am -0500 by Susan Dean
Changes:
Descriptive Statistics: Introduction: Took out "in order" in sentence that begins with "Statisticians often graph..."

Version: 1.8 Mar 8, 2010 9:13 pm -0600 by Susan Dean
Changes:
Descriptive Statistics: Displaying Data: Added "and bar graphs."

Version: 1.7 Oct 27, 2008 1:00 pm -0500 by James Cooper
Changes:
roles updated

Version: 1.6 Jul 14, 2008 11:00 am -0500 by Connexions
Changes:
Review

Version: 1.5 Jul 3, 2008 11:14 am -0500 by Connexions
Changes:
post review updates

Version: 1.4 Jun 26, 2008 4:07 pm -0500 by Jonathan Emmons
Changes:
Roles changed

Version: 1.3 Jun 23, 2008 3:19 am -0500 by Jonathan Emmons
Changes:
Forked stem-and-leaf content into a new module

Version: 1.2 Jun 5, 2008 11:28 am -0500 by Uchenna Anyikam
Changes:
Updated Glossary terms

Version: 1.1 May 22, 2008 9:34 am -0500 by Jonathan Emmons
Changes:
Initial publication

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