###### Alissa Fong

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Alissa is currently a teacher in the San Francisco Bay Area and Brightstorm users love her clear, concise explanations of tough concepts

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Probability - Concept

# Representing Data - Problem 4

Alissa Fong
###### Alissa Fong

MA, Stanford University
Teaching in the San Francisco Bay Area

Alissa is currently a teacher in the San Francisco Bay Area and Brightstorm users love her clear, concise explanations of tough concepts

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A histogram is close to a bar graph, with a couple of key differences: a bar graph represents categories, whereas a histogram represents quantitative data. A bar graph has space between the bars because they could be swapped, but a histogram has no space. Both have labeled, scaled vertical and horizontal axes and equally spaced bars. Both show the overall shape and spread of a data set. We could change the width of the bars in a histogram to make the data look a different way.

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