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Organizing and Visualizing Data

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2.66. The U.S. bureau of labor statistics compiles data on a wide variety of workforce issues. The following table gives the monthly seasonally adjusted civilian unemployment rate for the United States from 2001 to 2008.
A. Construct a time series plot of the U.S. unemployment rate. (See the attached spreadsheet for data).
Should I only chart one long line that goes through every month over the 7 year period or should I chart one line for each year in the same graph?

2.100 Data concerning 128 of the best selling domestic beers in the US are contained in Domestic Beers (see the attached spreadsheet for the data). The three variables are: percentage alcohol, number of calories per 12 ounces and number of carbohydrates per 12 ounces. A.) Construct a histogram for each of the variables B.) Construct three scatter plots for: (1) percentage alcohol versus calories, (2) percentage alcohol verses carbobydrates, and (3) calories versus carbohydrates.
Should all types of beer be listed along my X axis?


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The solution discusses organizing and visualizing data.