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Against All Odds: 2. Picturing Distributions

With this free online video program, "students will see how key characteristics in the distribution of a histogram — shape, center, and spread — help professionals make decisions in such diverse fields as meteorology, television programming, health care, and air traffic control. Through a discussion of the advantages of back-to-back stem plots, this program also emphasizes the importance of seeking explanations for gaps and outliers in small data sets." This individual video is accessed by scrolling down to the "Individual Program Descriptions - 2. Picturing Distributions" and click the "VOD" icon at the top-right of the description.
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Alternate Title Against All Odds
Date Issued 1988
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Date Of Record Creation 2005-03-23 21:26:13
Date Of Record Release 2005-05-12 11:55:30
Date Last Modified 2006-05-22 11:28:30
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Typical Learning Time Video Length 28min. 40sec.
Author Name Annenberg/CPB
Author Organization The Consortium for Mathematics and Its Applications
Technical Requirements Windows media player, broadband connection, Java script enabled
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