Data and Variables II

  • Allan J. Rossman
  • Beth L. Chance
Part of the The Workshop Mathematics Project book series (TIMS)


This topic continues your examination of what is meant by the terms “data” and “variable”. In the previous topic you explored using graphical displays (bar graphs) for categorical variables. In this topic you will encounter a graphical display used for measurement variables. You will also continue to learn how to analyze the distribution of a set of data measuring a particular variable.


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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • Allan J. Rossman
    • 1
  • Beth L. Chance
    • 2
  1. 1.Dickinson CollegeUSA
  2. 2.University of the PacificUSA

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