Central Tendency: Dot Plots, Histograms & Box Plots


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Which type of graphical representation would be best for comparing multiple sets of data to each other?

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1. Which representation would be most helpful for finding the mode of a set of data?

2. Which type of representation would be most helpful in determining the distribution of data in a data set?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will measure what you know about using graphical representations of data. Questions will focus on choosing the correct graph for a data set.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this set of quiz and worksheet questions, you'll test your understanding of:

  • What type of representation you would use to find the mode
  • Which graph you would use to compare multiple data sets
  • What graph would be useful in finding the distribution of a data set

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson, such as what kind of graph you could use to compare multiple data sets
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what kind of representations would be helpful in finding the mode of a data set
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to read graphical representations and find key information from them

Additional Learning

Would you like to know more about using these types of representations? Read the lesson titled Central Tendency: Dot Plots, Histograms & Box Plots to explore topics like:

  • What the mean and median of a data set are
  • Visual examples of graph types
  • What the interquartile range is