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This will purely depend on the question, if you get a frequency chart, (containing only the frequency and how often this was brought, take, etc depending on the question,) add up the frequency one by one and you will have the cumulative frequency. You then (depending on the question) make a chart or a box-plot and follow the question (i.e what if the correlation shown? this would depended on the trend of the data.)

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How do you make a cumulative frequency table?

Given a frequency table,the first cumulative frequency is the same as the first frequency;the second cumulative frequency is the sum of the first cumulative frequency and the second [ordinary] frequency;the third cumulative frequency is the sum of the second cumulative frequency and the third [ordinary] frequency;and so on.An alternative definition is that the cumulative frequency for any value is the sum of all the frequencies less than or equal to that value.


What is cumulative frequency?

Cumulative frequency is the running total of class frequencies.


What does cumulative frequency graph measure?

a cumulative frequency graph mearsure the cumulative frequency on the y-axis and the class boundaries on the x-axis


If the frequency is 4 what is the cumulative frequency?

The cumulative frequency is the running total of numbers, such as, frequency cumulative frequency 4 4 5 11 6 17 7 24 8 32


If the frequency is 3 what is the cumulative frequency?

It is 3 more than the cumulative frequency up to the previous class or value.


How do you find cumulative frequency?

By adding up the (one by one,) the frequency total in order to find the cumulative frequency, most commonly, you just then plot this on a cumulative frequency graph or box plot.


What is a slope in cumulative frequency?

It is the frequency for that point.


Does cumulative frequency show distribution?

Not directly, but the cumulative frequency contains the same information as the frequencies for the values in question. However, it may not show the full details of the distribution if the values have been grouped.


What is cumulative percent?

Cumulative percentage is another way of expressing frequency distribution. It calculates the percentage of the cumulative frequency within each interval, much as relative frequency distribution calculates the percentage of frequency.


What is the difference between a cummulative frequency graph and a cumulative frequency polygon?

A cumulative frequency polygon has straight lines connecting the points. A normal cumulative frequency diagram uses a smooth curve to join the points.


What is another name for cumulative frequency?

I've occasionally seen "cumulative frequency" shortened to the word "cume".


Is an ogive a graph of cumulative frequency distribution?

yes. An ogive is also known as a cumulative frequency graph.

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