Reviewing How Data Affects A Histogram

The Importance of Bin Width

Formative Assessment

Summary of the Math: The Importance of Bin Width

Write a summary of what you learned about bin width and histograms.

Hint:

Check your summary:

  • Does your summary explain how the choice of bin width can highlight or hide the shape of the data?
  • Does your summary discuss how considering the spread and shape of a data set can help you choose a bin width?