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Create and Interpret Stem and Leaf Plots (Single and Double)

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Which of the following is true of a stem-and-leaf plot?

Stem Leaf
$0$0 $7$7
$1$1  
$2$2  
$3$3 $1$1 $3$3 $3$3 $3$3
$4$4 $1$1 $2$2 $3$3 $4$4 $9$9
$5$5 $1$1 $2$2 $4$4 $5$5 $5$5
$6$6 $0$0
 
Key: $1$1$\mid$$2$2$=$=$12$12

The scores are ordered.

A

A stem-and-leaf plot does not give an idea of outliers and clusters.

B

It is only appropriate for data where scores have high frequencies.

C

The individual scores cannot be read on a stem-and-leaf plot.

D

The scores are ordered.

A

A stem-and-leaf plot does not give an idea of outliers and clusters.

B

It is only appropriate for data where scores have high frequencies.

C

The individual scores cannot be read on a stem-and-leaf plot.

D
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Which of the following stem-and-leaf plots correctly represents the data given below?

Consider the following stem-and-leaf plot.

The stem-and-leaf plot below shows the age of people to enter through the gates of a concert in the first $5$5 seconds.

Outcomes

S5-1

Plan and conduct surveys and experiments using the statistical enquiry cycle:– determining appropriate variables and measures;– considering sources of variation;– gathering and cleaning data;– using multiple displays, and re-categorising data to find patterns, variations, relationships, and trends in multivariate data sets;– comparing sample distributions visually, using measures of centre, spread, and proportion;– presenting a report of findings

S5-2

Evaluate statistical investigations or probability activities undertaken by others, including data collection methods, choice of measures, and validity of findings

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