Definition of an Ogive Graph in Statistics


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In this ogive plot, how many observations (y-axis) do we expect for all participants between 0 and 20 years of age (x-axis)?

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1. Which of the following graphs is the ogive graph for the following set of observations?

2. Ogive graphs are often also referred to as _____ frequency plots.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Answer these questions to see what you know about ogive charts. You will need to explain how to use an ogive plot and how observations are measured.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this set of questions, you'll measure your understanding of:

  • Using a ogive graph to find the number of observations between two points
  • Other names for ogive graphs
  • Where different limits are presented on an ogive plot

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the material, such as another name for an ogive graph
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve ogive graph and plot practice problems
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how observations are measured on an ogive graph

Additional Learning

You can learn more about this type of chart by reading the lesson titled Definition of an Ogive Graph in Statistics. This lesson will explain:

  • The uses of an ogive chart
  • Frequency plots
  • Examples of ogive plots