1. A data set of 50 comprehension scores (named Comprehension Score) called Chapter 4 Data Set 1 is available in Appendix C and on the website. Answer the following questions and/or complete the following tasks:
a. Create a frequency distribution and a histogram for the set.
b. Why did you select the class interval you used?
c. Is this distribution skewed? How do you know?
5. Use the data available as Chapter 4 Data Set 3 on pie preference to create a pie chart.
6. For each of the following, indicate whether you would use a pie, line, or bar chart and why.
a. The proportion of freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors in a particular university
b. Change in temperature over a 24-hour period
c. Number of applicants for four different jobs
d. Percentage of test takers who passed
e. Number of scores in each of 10 categories
7. Provide an example of when you might use each of the following types of charts. For example, you would use a pie chart to show the proportion of children in Grades 1 through 6 who receive a reduced-price lunch. When you are done, draw the fictitious chart by hand.
c. Scatter/Dot (extra credit)