What is Data Distribution? - Definition & Types


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What field of mathematics often uses data distributions?

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1. Which data distribution would be useful for showing frequencies of a large set of data?

2. Box plots are also called _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Data distribution is a graphical method of organizing and displaying useful information. Test your knowledge of the types of data distribution and the function of each with this quiz and worksheet.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Assessments will cover:

  • The field of math that often uses date distributions
  • What the box in a box plot represents
  • Identifying examples of different types of data distribution

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding which data distribution is useful for showing frequencies of a large data set
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the various forms of data distribution
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions regarding the other name for box plots

Additional Learning

Learn about the different forms of data distribution by reviewing the lesson What is Data Distribution? - Definition & Types. Objectives covered include:

  • Understand the function of data distribution
  • Know what factors affect selection of appropriate distribution method
  • Review examples of each form of data distribution