Presenting Data Example

Let's take another look at Mr. Smith's record of the times taken to get to work.


(You may find it useful to keep the results window open, or make a printout, for reference throughout the next few pages of the course.)

It is often difficult to pick out the important pieces of information from such a list of figures (such as, for example, the day the bus got stuck under the bridge). Although this data is, of course, both accurate and useful, it does not provide much in the way of a visual indication of any patterns or trends which may exist within it.