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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.
Data: The facts or numbers that describe something.
Statistics: The branch of mathematics that deals with the collection, organization, and interpretation of data.
Box and Whisker Plot: A diagram that summarizes data using the median, the upper and lower quartiles, and the extreme values (outliers).
Line Plot: A graph showing the frequency of data using a number line.
Histogram: A way of displaying numeric data using horizontal or vertical bars so that the height or the length of the bars indicates the frequency.
Bar Graph: A way of displaying categorical data using horizontal or vertical bars so that the height or length of the bars indicates its value.
Scatterplot: The graph of a collection of ordered pairs that allows an exploration of the relationship between the points.