Creating & Interpreting Histograms: Process & Examples


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What is a graphical representation of the distribution of data?

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Susanne has a set of data she is using to create a histogram. If the set of numbers below is her data set, then which number in the data set will create the highest peak?

2, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 6, 5, 2, 3, 4, 2, 5, 6, 2

2. Histograms are very similar to what other graphical representation of numbers?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet can help you assess your knowledge of creating histograms. You will be quizzed on topics like graphs and box plots.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz/worksheet combo can help assess your understanding of:

  • Creating histograms
  • Characteristics of bar graphs
  • Purposes of histograms

Skills Practiced

  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept on histograms
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about bar graphs
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve histogram practice problems

Additional Learning

To learn more about histograms, review the accompanying lesson Creating & Interpreting Histograms: Process & Examples. This lesson will help you:

  • Describe characteristics of histograms
  • Learn the process of creating histograms
  • Define skewed
  • Interpret data sets
  • Show similarities between bar graphs and histograms