Elementary Statistics: Picturing the World (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32191-121-0
ISBN 13: 978-0-32191-121-6

Chapter 2 - Descriptive Statistics - Section 2.2 More Graphs and Displays - Exercises - Page 62: 2

Answer

The advantage would be being able to see the frequency clearer. The disadvantage of using a stem leaf plot instead of a histogram would be that you wouldn't be able to visually compare the data, you would only be able to compare the data numerically.

Work Step by Step

Both histograms and stem leaf plots are effective ways of organizing data but these are the advantages and disadvantages of using one over the other.
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