The three major types of frequency distribution are grouped frequency distribution, ungrouped frequency distribution and cumulative frequency distribution. Ch2: Frequency Distributions and Graphs Santorico -Page 38 Cumulative frequency distribution – a distribution that shows the number of observations less than or equal to a specific value. Most basic form of descriptive statistics. Two common types of frequency meters are the vibrating-reed frequency meter and the moving-disk frequency meter. The three major types of frequency distribution are grouped frequency distribution, ungrouped frequency distribution and cumulative frequency distribution. Grouping frequency distribution is useful for large data sets and when a researcher wants to make a frequency distribution table or graph However, grouped data cannot be used for computing statistics. Bundle. Slideshare uses cookies to improve functionality and performance, and to provide you with relevant advertising. A frequency distribution shows us a summarized grouping of data divided into mutually exclusive classes and the number of occurrences in a class. This topic covers: Qualitative (or Discrete) Data, Quantitative (or Continuous) Data, Methods of presentation: Tabulation and Drawing. of each problem type. Chapter 2
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