ERIC Number: EJ928282
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011
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Reference Count: 9
When Should Zero Be Included on a Scale Showing Magnitude?
Teaching Statistics: An International Journal for Teachers, v33 n2 p53-58 Sum 2011
This article addresses an important problem of graphing quantitative data: should one include zero on the scale showing magnitude? Based on a real time series example, the problem is discussed and some recommendations are proposed.
Descriptors: Graphs, Data, Statistics, Mathematical Concepts, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Activities, Problem Solving, Teaching Methods, Numbers
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