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This applet is designed to teach students how bin widths (or the number of bins) affect a histogram. A histogram of the time between Old Faithful eruptions is shown. Students can change the bin width by dragging the arrow underneath the bin width scale. The changes are observed in the structure of the histogram. An article and an alternate source for this applet can be found at
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Date Issued 1998
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Date Of Record Creation 2005-06-22 15:07:17
Date Of Record Release 2005-06-22 15:07:17
Date Last Modified 2010-02-05 22:46:29
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Author Name R. Webster West and R. Todd Ogden
Author Organization Columbia University, Texas A&M University
Technical Requirements Java-enabled web browser
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