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Developing Consistency in the Terminology and Display of Bar Graphs and Histograms
Teaching Statistics
  • Patricia B. Humphrey, Georgia Southern University
  • Sharon E. Taylor, Georgia Southern University
  • Kathleen Cage Mittag, Georgia Southern University
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
10-1-2014
DOI
10.1111/test.12030
Disciplines
Abstract
Students often are confused about the differences between bar graphs and histograms. The authors discuss some reasons behind this confusion and offer suggestions that help clarify thinking.
Citation Information
Patricia B. Humphrey, Sharon E. Taylor and Kathleen Cage Mittag. "Developing Consistency in the Terminology and Display of Bar Graphs and Histograms" Teaching Statistics Vol. 36 Iss. 3 (2014) p. 70 - 75
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/patricia_humphrey/33/