Assignment: Histogram


We will use the Best Actor Oscar winners (1970–2001) to learn how to create a histogram using a statistics package, and practice what we’ve learned about describing the histogram.

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Click on the link corresponding to your statistical package to see instructions for completing the activity, and then answer the questions below.

R | StatCrunch | Minitab | Excel 2007 | TI Calculator

Question 1:

Describe the distribution of the ages of the Best Actor Oscar winners. Be sure to address shape, center, spread and outliers.