Meaning of HISTOGRAM in English


a graph in which classes are marked on the horizontal axis and the frequencies, percentages are marked on the vertical axis.

Note: 1.The classes or bars in a histogram are drawn adjacent to each other with no gap between them;

2. histogram is created specially for display of grouped quantitative data;

3. the most important features of the distribution of histogram are its central value, its spread, and its symmetry;

4. as a quick check, if the mean and median are approximately the same value, we can have one piece of evidence that the data may be normally distributed;

5. data is unimodal (one hump) and fairly symmetric, it appears to be close to a normal distribution.

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