ERIC Number: EJ775375
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Aug
Reference Count: 4
Organizing Data in Tables and Charts: Different Criteria for Different Tasks
Miller, Jane E.
Teaching Statistics: An International Journal for Teachers, v29 n3 p98-101 Aug 2007
Tables and charts are efficient tools for organizing numbers, but many people give little consideration to the order in which they present the data. This article illustrates the strengths and weaknesses of four criteria for organizing data--empirical, theoretical, alphabetical and a standardized reporting scheme.
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