Stem and Leaf Plots

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Taught by MrA
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Lesson Summary:

In this lesson, students will learn how to create stem and leaf plots and histograms to represent data. Stem and leaf plots can be used to find the minimum, maximum, median, and mode of a set of data. Histograms show how many data points fall within certain intervals. The lesson also demonstrates how to create stem and leaf plots and histograms using a calculator. Overall, this lesson provides a comprehensive introduction to these useful statistical tools.

Lesson Description:

Learn how to make a stem and leaf plot and a histogram. Stem and leaf plots are very useful in finding minimum, median, mode, range, box and whisker plots, and many other topics in statistics.

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Questions answered by this video:
  • What is a stem and leaf plot?
  • How do you make a stem-and-leaf plot?
  • Why are stem and leaf plots useful?
  • What is a histogram?
  • How do you make a histogram?
  • How can you make a histogram with a graphing calculator?
  • How do you find minimum, maximum, and median from a graphing calculator and from a stem and leaf plot?
  • Staff Review

    • Currently 4.0/5 Stars.
    A great video on making stem-and-leaf plots. If you have ever wanted or needed to learn what a stem-and-leaf plot is (for standardized tests?), this is the video to watch. Several good examples that lead to a very useful result.