Fortune provides a list of America’s largest corporations based on annual revenue. Shown below are the 50 largest corporations, with annual revenue expressed in billions of dollars ( CNN Money website, January 15, 2010). Summarize the data by constructing the following: a. A frequency distribution (classes 0–49, 50–99, 100–149, and so on). b. A relative frequency distribution. c. A cumulative frequency distribution. d. A cumulative relative frequency distribution. e. what do these distributions tell you about the annual revenue of the largest corporations in America? f. Show a histogram. Comment on the shape of the distribution. g. what is the largest corporation in America and what is its annual revenue?

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Chapter 2.2, Problem 21E
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Fortune provides a list of America’s largest corporations based on annual revenue. Shown below are the 50 largest corporations, with annual revenue expressed in billions of dollars (CNN Money website, January 15, 2010).

Chapter 2.2, Problem 21E, Fortune provides a list of Americas largest corporations based on annual revenue. Shown below are

Summarize the data by constructing the following:

  1. a. A frequency distribution (classes 0–49, 50–99, 100–149, and so on).
  2. b. A relative frequency distribution.
  3. c. A cumulative frequency distribution.
  4. d. A cumulative relative frequency distribution.
  5. e. what do these distributions tell you about the annual revenue of the largest corporations in America?
  6. f. Show a histogram. Comment on the shape of the distribution.
  7. g. what is the largest corporation in America and what is its annual revenue?

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