Statistics - Dot Plot


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A dot chart or dot plot is a statistical chart consisting of data points plotted on a fairly simple scale, typically using filled in circles.

Example

Problem Statement:

A study of "To what extent does it take you to have breakfast?" has these outcomes:

Minutes0123456789101112
People6235250023741

Draw the Dot Plot for Minutes to Eat Breakfast!

Solution:

6 individuals take 0 minutes to have breakfast (they most likely had no breakfast!), 2 individuals say they just burn through 1 moment eating, and so on. And here is the dot plot:

Dot Plot

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