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Displaying Distributions With Graphs. Section 1.1. A Picture is worth a thousand words. First three rules for describing data: Make a picture Make a picture Make a picture. Categorical Data.

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### Displaying Distributions With Graphs

Section 1.1

A Picture is worth a thousand words
• First three rules for describing data:
• Make a picture
• Make a picture
• Make a picture
Categorical Data
• The following table displays the sales figures and market share (percent of total sales) achieved by several major soft drink companies in 1999. That year a total of 9930 million cases of soft drink were sold.
Creating a Bar Graph
• Label axes
• Horizontal Axis is the categories
• Vertical Axis can be
• Counts (Frequency)
• Proportions (Relative Frequency)
• Percents