Each year America.EDU ranks the best paying college degrees in America. The following data show the median starting salary, the mid-career salary, and the percentage increase from starting salary to mid-career salary for the 20 college degrees with the highest mid-career salary (America.EDU website, August 29, 2013). a. Using a class width of 10, construct a histogram for the percentage increase in the starting salary. b. Comment on the shape of the distribution. c. Develop a stem-and-leaf display for the percentage increase in the starting salary. d. What are the primary advantages of the stem-and-leaf display as compared to the histogram?

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Chapter 2.2, Problem 25E
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Each year America.EDU ranks the best paying college degrees in America. The following data show the median starting salary, the mid-career salary, and the percentage increase from starting salary to mid-career salary for the 20 college degrees with the highest mid-career salary (America.EDU website, August 29, 2013).

Chapter 2.2, Problem 25E, Each year America.EDU ranks the best paying college degrees in America. The following data show the

  1. a. Using a class width of 10, construct a histogram for the percentage increase in the starting salary.
  2. b. Comment on the shape of the distribution.
  3. c. Develop a stem-and-leaf display for the percentage increase in the starting salary.
  4. d. What are the primary advantages of the stem-and-leaf display as compared to the histogram?

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