# Purpose of developing a frequency distribution

What is the purpose of developing a frequency distribution? What is the relationship between the relative frequency and the cumulative frequency.

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(a) A frequency distribution is developed so that a large (unmanageable) data can be broken down into small manageable units. In creating a frequency distribution, we distribute the data into bins of suitable size. For example, imagine we had the class marks of 200 students in a Math quiz. This data is large for handling. The marks scored (where the ...

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Solution explains the purpose of developing a frequency distribution, as well as the relationship between relative frequency and cumulative frequency.

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