The ages at the time of their inaugration of the presidents who had professions in the military were 62, 46, 68, 64, 57Why does it not make sense to construct a histogram for this data set? With a data set that is so small, the true nature of the distribution can not be seen with a histogram.There must be an even number of data values to make a histogram.This data would yield a histogram that is not bell-shaped.

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Asked Oct 17, 2019

The ages at the time of their inaugration of the presidents who had professions in the military were 62, 46, 68, 64, 57

Why does it not make sense to construct a histogram for this data set?

 

  • With a data set that is so small, the true nature of the distribution can not be seen with a histogram.
  • There must be an even number of data values to make a histogram.
  • This data would yield a histogram that is not bell-shaped.
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