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# What is true about categories of frequency distribution?

Updated: 12/14/2022

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### Why relative frequency distribution better than frequency distribution?

Not all statisticians would agree that the statement is true.

### A grouped frequency distribution is used when the range of data values is relatively small. True or false?

False. When the range is large you would use a grouped frequency distribution.

### What is the difference between stated and real class limits?

Real Class Limits are the class intervals of a frequency distribution when stated as in continuous categories. ie. 18.5-19.5, 20.7-34.7 Stated Class Limits are the class intervals of a frequency distribution when stated as discrete categories. ie. 19-21, 23-25

### What is derived frequency distribution?

It is derived frequency distribution. XD

### What is the difference of frequency distribution and relative frequency distribution?

A frequency distribution lists each value in the distribution and the number times it appears, while a relative frequency distribution reports the proportion of cases reporting each value

### What is the cumulative column frequency distribution table?

Cumulative Frequency is The total of a frequency and all frequencies so far in a frequency distribution. It is the 'running total' of frequencies in the frequency distribution table.

### What is a frequency distributions?

The frequency distribution shows in a graph or a table all the possible values of a variable, called the random variable, and the frequency or the count of each value. For example, if you had the ages of 100 people you could do a frequency distribution and split the ages into 10 year categories and then show how many of the 100 people were in the 20s, how many in their 30s, how many in their 40s and so on.

### What are the disadvantages of frequency distribution in points?

What are the disadvantages of frequency distribution tables

### Can frequency distribution contain qualitative data?

frequency distribution contain qualitative data

### What information is available about the data in a regular frequency distribution table that is not available in a grouped table?

A regular fequency table reports the exact frequency for each category on the scale of measurement. However, when the categories are grouped together into class intervals, the table only reports only overall frequency for the interval but will not show how many scores are in each of the individual categories.

### What information is available about the data in a regular frequency distribution table that is not available in a group table?

A regular fequency table reports the exact frequency for each category on the scale of measurement. However, when the categories are grouped together into class intervals, the table only reports only overall frequency for the interval but will not show how many scores are in each of the individual categories.

### Is the cummulative frequency distribution a relative frequency distribution expressed in absolute numbers?

in form of percent