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Author:R. Webster West, Dept. of Statistics, Univ. of South Carolina
Description: An applet designed to teach students how bin widths (or the number of bins) affect a histogram. The histogram shown for the Old Faithful data set. Students interactively change the bin width by dragging the arrow underneath the bin width scale, and decide which bin width provides the best picture of the underlying data.

Levels: High School (9-12), College
Languages: English
Resource Types: Web Interactive/Java
Math Topics: Statistics

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