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1

difference between discrete and continuous data?

Discrete data can only take certain values, e.g. whole numbers, or shoe sizes. Continuous data is measured, e.g. length, time, and can take any value.

2

Histogram ;
How do you calculate frequency density ?

frequency density = frequency/ class width

3

what is does a histogram show?

the height shows frequency density and the area shows frequency.

4

what is the Gini Coeffcient?

measure of income inequality in society based on wealth concentration, score of 0 (complete equality) to 1.0 (or sometimes 100%)