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Describe the differences between a histogram and a dot plot. When might a dot plot be better than a histogram?

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1 of 2In a dot plot, we display a dot for each observation from the data set. We do not lose the identity of individual observations. In a histogram, data is subdivided into intervals, and the frequency of each interval is shown. So, the identity of individual observations is lost. Dot plots are more useful for smaller data sets, and in cases when we need to preserve the information about all observations.

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