# Reading and interpreting data

12 videos

7 skills

This tutorial is less about statistics and more about interpreting data--whether it is presented as a table, pictograph, bar graph or line graph. Good for someone new to these ideas. For a student in high school or college looking to learn statistics, it might make sense to skip (although it might not hurt either).

### Reading stem and leaf plots

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3:08 minutes

### Reading stem and leaf plots

PRACTICE PROBLEMS

### Reading pictographs

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2:21 minutes

Common sense tells you that a pictograph must be some kind of....picture. Yes! A pictograph is basically a way to represent data with pictures that relate to the data. Let's look at this word problem that asks to interpret a pictograph.

### Reading pictographs 2

PRACTICE PROBLEMS

Interpret picture graphs to answer questions about a context.

### Reading bar charts: basic example

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0:52 minutes

Let's start with this bar chart that brings back the days of Harry Potter! Putting our toes in the water on this one...

### Creating a bar chart

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1:07 minutes

We're going to create a bar chart together using using data from a survey.

### Reading bar charts: comparing two sets of data

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1:30 minutes

A bar chart is especially useful with comparing two sets of data. The difference in the bars give us a quick snapshot that allows us to draw some conclusions.

### Reading bar charts: putting it together with central tendency

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4:41 minutes

Let's combine some learning! Here we looking at bar charts and using the information to determine the measures of central tendency.

### Reading bar charts 3

PRACTICE PROBLEMS

### Reading line graphs

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2:21 minutes

A line graph is another way to visually represent data, especially data that changes over time. They are extremely useful Let's take a look at this example.