Basic Statistics: Tales of Distributions 10th Edition

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 0-49580-891-1
ISBN 13: 978-0-49580-891-6

Chapter 2 - Exploring Data: Frequency Distributions and Graphs - Problems - Page 29: 2.2


The frequency distribution is in the attached picture.

Work Step by Step

On election day, a researcher counts the number of signs in a neighborhood supporting 5 different candidates. Here is a frequency distribution for the results of her count (attached file). The names were summarized alphabetically, but they could also be ordered in other ways, such as in order by decreasing frequency or by increasing frequency. With nominal data, the order is not important.
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