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.

Start by selecting a data set, then click Accept Data Set. Choose Histograms, Scatter Plots or Statistics.

## Software/Applets used on this page

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.

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.

## This question appears in the following syllabi:

Syllabus | Module | Section | Topic | Exam Year |
---|---|---|---|---|

AQA A-Level (UK - Pre-2017) | S1 | Summarising data | Representation | - |

AQA AS Maths 2017 | Statistics | Data Presentation and Interpretation | Further Charts | - |

AQA AS/A2 Maths 2017 | Statistics | Data Presentation and Interpretation | Further Charts | - |

CCEA A-Level (NI) | S1 | Summarising data | Representation | - |

CIE A-Level (UK) | S1 | Summarising data | Representation | - |

Edexcel A-Level (UK - Pre-2017) | S1 | Summarising data | Representation | - |

Edexcel AS Maths 2017 | Statistics | Data Presentation and Interpretation | Further Charts | - |

Edexcel AS/A2 Maths 2017 | Statistics | Data Presentation and Interpretation | Further Charts | - |

I.B. Higher Level | 5 | Summarising data | Representation | - |

I.B. Standard Level | 5 | Summarising data | Representation | - |

Methods (UK) | M14 | Summarising data | Representation | - |

I.B. (MSSL) | 6 | Summarising data | Representation | - |

OCR A-Level (UK - Pre-2017) | S1 | Summarising data | Representation | - |

OCR AS Maths 2017 | Statistics | Working with Data | Further Charts | - |

OCR MEI AS Maths 2017 | Statistics | Working with Data | Further Charts | - |

OCR-MEI A-Level (UK - Pre-2017) | S1 | Summarising data | Representation | - |

Pre-U A-Level (UK) | Prob | Summarising data | Representation | - |

Scottish (Highers + Advanced) | HS | Summarising data | Representation | - |

Scottish Highers | S | Summarising data | Representation | - |

Universal (all site questions) | S | Summarising data | Representation | - |

WJEC A-Level (Wales) | S1 | Summarising data | Representation | - |