In an increasingly data-driven world, it is more important than ever for students as well as professionals to better understand basic statistical concepts. 100 Questions (and Answers) About Statistics addresses the essential questions that students ask about statistics in a concise and accessible way. It is perfect for instructors, students, and practitioners as a supplement to more comprehensive materials, or as a desk reference with quick answers to the most frequently asked questions.

How Can I Create a Histogram Using Excel?

How Can I Create a Histogram Using Excel?

This option only works if you are using Excel for the PC, not for a Mac (as of Mac version 2011, which does not contain the Data Analysis ToolPak). If you want to create a histogram using a Mac, use Excel’s Column Chart option.

To create a histogram using Excel and the data from question #28, follow these steps:

  • Convert the class intervals (0–4, 5–9, 10–14, 15–19, 20–24) to 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5, respectively. Place one score entry in the Excel worksheet for each occurrence in the set of scores, such as you see in Figure 30.1.
  • Create a column and enter the “bins,” which are numbers that represent each of categories found in the Score column ...
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