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Level 6 - NCEA Level 1

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


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


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

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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.

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