Dot Plot in Statistics: Definition, Method & Examples


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In a dot plot, each dot represents _____.

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1. A dot plot should not be used for _____.

2. Dot plots are used to display univariate data. What is the definition of univariate?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These study tools will help you to learn more about the method for making a dot plot. Answer quiz questions on things like the dots in a dot plot and what a dot plot is used for.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These study resources will help to:

  • Define univariate
  • Assess how the mode is found in a dot plot
  • Interpret a given dot plot

Skills Practiced

Practice the following:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the method for making a dot plot
  • Making connections - use understanding of a mode and how it is connected to a dot plot
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding an univariate

Additional Learning

Advance your understanding of this area of study with the lesson called Dot Plot in Statistics: Definition, Method & Examples. The lesson will adhere to the following study objectives:

  • Explain a dot plot
  • Understand what categorical variables are
  • Identify quantitative variables
  • Recognize how a dot plot is created
  • Determine what frequency means
  • Identify how range is found