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st095 Shape of distributions

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    When we create this histogram and choose our bin size, we sometimes sacrifice
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    detail for convenience. It's very convenient to look at this histogram and see
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    the shape, and it does tell us something about the data, but sometimes we can't
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    know all the little details just from this. Remember that we cold have a
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    histogram with bin size of one, but that might not show us the shape of the data
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    as well as having a histogram with a larger bin size. The shape of distributions
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    is really important. We're going to be looking at shapes throughout the rest of
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    this class, but it's also really important in your daily lives, when you're
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    listening to the news, or looking at research, and making decisions, you need to
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    know about the shape of data in order to draw sound conclusions. So from here on
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    out, frequency distributions is going to be a big part of the class.
st095 Shape of distributions
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ST095- Statistics
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