Multimedia links

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Chapter 2: Summarizing Data: Frequency Distributions in Tables and Graphs
Video Clips
This video clip describes histograms and describes how to create a histogram using two examples (6:04).
This video clip describes bar charts, their use, and examples (3:08).
This video gives a brief overview of frequency distributions and cumulative frequency tables (1:34).
This TEDtalk describes an intriguing new pastime: using mobile apps and always-on gadgets to track and analyze the body, mood, diet, spending – just about everything in daily life you can measure (5:10)
Audio Clips
Podcast describing how to display data in bar charts, pie charts (4:28).
Lecture on percentages and percentiles by describing an example (3:36)
Describes study that found a 65% increase in women’s weight is associated with a 9% drop in earnings (3:51).
Web Resources
An NPR article that provides graphical representation of educational attainment, jobs, and marriage data for young adults.
Provides description and examples of histograms
Provides description and examples of bar charts
An NPR article that provides graphical representation of unemployment in the United States.
Describes how to construct a stem-and-leaf display and provides an example.
Short article that describes how stress and performance are related and displays this with a visual display of data.