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Presenting Peanut Butter



Using data about different brands of peanut butter, decide how to best graphically represent the data if you are presenting it to Smucker's executives. Would you change the representation if you were presenting the data to mothers?

Compare different graphical representations (e.g., bar graph, stem-and-leaf plot, box plot, line graph, histogram) and the types of information that are and are not readily communicated by each type of visual representation.

Describe the advantages and disadvantages to using each type of data display. How should you decide which representation to use?



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