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Histogram Overview

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Lesson 1: Histogram Overview and Normal Distribution

This lesson gives some hands-on experience with our first data visualization: the histogram. It’s much easier to understand what our data are saying when we have a visual aid to represent that data.

Lab: Histograms

With large sets of data, having a visual aid is essential if we want to understand what our data are saying. In this lab, we’ll make two different histograms based on data about coffee consumption and coffee temperature. If you’re a coffee drinker, it’s highly recommended that you have a fresh pot handy while doing these exercises.

The lab instructions can be downloaded as a PDF file here.

The data set for this lab can be viewed here. From the link, copy and paste all the data into a new worksheet in Excel Online.

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