The Representational Value of Hats
Jane Watson, Noleine Fitzallen, Karen Wilson, Julie Creed
August 2008, Volume 14, Issue 1, Page 4
Demonstrates the value of a recent graphing innovation, the hat plot, a simplified version of the box-and-whisker plot, in representing and interpreting data sets. Students used a software tool to demonstrate understanding of data representation and they were able to effectively communicate group characteristics of data sets.
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