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    A. What distinguishes a histogram from a bar chart?

    B. What would be an appropriate graphical representation to show the dispersion of home prices in a particular city, such as San Diego? Consider what would be the dependent (y) and independent (x) variables? Explain your reasoning.

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    (A) The main difference between a bar chart and a histogram is that in a bar chart, each column represents a

    group defined by a categorical variable, whereas in a histogram, each column represents a group defined by a

    quantitative variable. As a result of this, whereas we can talk about the skewness of a ...

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