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This applet below allows you to select a data set and then display a histogram or scatter graph to illustrate it and summary statistics about it.
Start by selecting a data set, then click Accept Data Set. Choose Histograms, Scatter Plots or Statistics.

An applet from CUWUSTAT (regretfully, their web site appears to no longer be available).

## Glossary

### graph

A diagram showing a relationship between two variables.
The diagram shows a vertical y axis and a horizontal x axis.

### histogram

A statistical diagram for continuous data similar to a bar chart but where the area of each bar is proportional to the frequency.

### scatter graph

A scatter plot or scatter graph or scatter diagram displays as a collection of points, each having the value of one variable determining the position on the horizontal axis and the value of the other variable determining the position on the vertical axis.

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## This question appears in the following syllabi:

SyllabusModuleSectionTopicExam Year
AQA A-Level (UK - Pre-2017)S1Summarising dataRepresentation-
AQA AS Maths 2017StatisticsData Presentation and InterpretationFurther Charts-
AQA AS/A2 Maths 2017StatisticsData Presentation and InterpretationFurther Charts-
CCEA A-Level (NI)S1Summarising dataRepresentation-
CIE A-Level (UK)S1Summarising dataRepresentation-
Edexcel A-Level (UK - Pre-2017)S1Summarising dataRepresentation-
Edexcel AS Maths 2017StatisticsData Presentation and InterpretationFurther Charts-
Edexcel AS/A2 Maths 2017StatisticsData Presentation and InterpretationFurther Charts-
I.B. Higher Level5Summarising dataRepresentation-
I.B. Standard Level5Summarising dataRepresentation-
Methods (UK)M14Summarising dataRepresentation-
I.B. (MSSL)6Summarising dataRepresentation-
OCR A-Level (UK - Pre-2017)S1Summarising dataRepresentation-
OCR AS Maths 2017StatisticsWorking with DataFurther Charts-
OCR MEI AS Maths 2017StatisticsWorking with DataFurther Charts-
OCR-MEI A-Level (UK - Pre-2017)S1Summarising dataRepresentation-
Pre-U A-Level (UK)ProbSummarising dataRepresentation-