Statistics: The Art and Science of Learning From Data (3rd Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0321755944
ISBN 13: 978-0-32175-594-0

Chapter 2 - Section 2.2 - Graphical Summaries of Data - Practicing the Basics - Page 44: 2.17


a. The information shown in stem-and-leaf plot is too compact, as it does not portray where the data fall as clearly. Other than that, it is easy to reconstruct the original data set because the plot shows the individual observations. This becomes unwieldy for large data sets.

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