COMPARING WAYS TO REPRESENT DATA.
Use the golf-tournament data below to complete parts (a) through (e).
Ages of golfers participating in a golf tournament:
Use the data to create a dot plot.
Your dot plot may look like the one below.
Why is a dot plot not the best choice for graphing this data?
Explain in your own words.
Create a stem-and-leaf plot for the data.
Below the stem is the first column. The leaves are represented by the other columns.
Use the stem-and-leaf plot to create a histogram for the data.
What range of ages do most golfers fall between? Do you see any ages that are much larger or smaller than other ages?
Look at the plots and histogram you created to help you answer these questions.