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 Stem-and-Leaf Plot:  A graphical method used to represent ordered numerical data. Once the data are ordered, the stem and the leaves are determined. Typically, the stem is all but the last digit of each data point and the leaf is that last digit.
In baseball, a stem and leaf plot can be used to compare the batting averages of several players on the team. The data on the right is organized in the chart to the left so that one can easily compare the batting averages.

A stem and leaf graph of baseball batting averages.