Ch 19: Interpreting Visual Displays of Data

About This Chapter

Learn more about interpreting visual displays of data or review what you already know using this chapter as your guide. It's made of up concise video lessons and short self-assessment quizzes that you can go online to study at all times.

Interpreting Visual Displays of Data - Chapter Summary

Our helpful chapter covers the ways to interpret different visual displays of data in a mobile-friendly and easy-to-use format. Expand your understanding of pie charts and bar graphs as well as the process of creating and interpreting other plots of data. Because these lessons are self-paced, you can work at your own speed and use the video tabs feature to go back to a specific section of any video quickly. Use the short multiple-choice quizzes to help keep yourself on track. This chapter is designed to ensure you're able to complete the following objectives:

  • Understand pie charts and bar graphs
  • Read and interpret stem-and-leaf plots
  • Outline the process used to create box plots
  • Give examples of scatterplots
  • Explain how dot plots are created and interpreted
  • Define a histogram in math with examples
  • Detail center, spread and shape

7 Lessons in Chapter 19: Interpreting Visual Displays of Data
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Understanding Bar Graphs and Pie Charts

1. Understanding Bar Graphs and Pie Charts

In this lesson, we will examine two of the most widely used types of graphs: bar graphs and pie charts. These two graphs can provide the reader with a comparison of the different data that is displayed.

Reading & Interpreting Stem-and-Leaf Plots

2. Reading & Interpreting Stem-and-Leaf Plots

Stem-and-leaf plots? No, we are not going to study plants. In this lesson, you will learn what a stem-and-leaf plot is, how to read one, and how to interpret it. You will become a pro in no time!

Creating & Interpreting Box Plots: Process & Examples

3. Creating & Interpreting Box Plots: Process & Examples

Box plots are an essential tool in statistical analysis. This lesson will help you create a box plot and understand its meaning. When you are finished, test your understanding with a short quiz!

Creating & Interpreting Scatterplots: Process & Examples

4. Creating & Interpreting Scatterplots: Process & Examples

Scatterplots are a great visual representation of two sets of data. In this lesson, you will learn how to interpret bivariate data to create scatterplots and understand the relationship between the two variables.

Creating & Interpreting Dot Plots: Process & Examples

5. Creating & Interpreting Dot Plots: Process & Examples

Dot plots are a visual way to display the frequency distribution in a data set. In this lesson, you will learn how to construct a dot plot and understand its uses.

What is a Histogram in Math? - Definition & Examples

6. What is a Histogram in Math? - Definition & Examples

Watch this video lesson to see how useful a histogram can be when you need to show a bunch of data in an easy to read format. Also, learn how you can easily gather the information you need from looking at a histogram.

What are Center, Shape, and Spread?

7. What are Center, Shape, and Spread?

Center, shape, and spread are all words that describe what a particular graph looks like. Watch this video lesson to see how you can identify and explain each.

Chapter Practice Exam
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