It always seems like textbooks like to teach you a topic, give an extremely easy example problem and then give you a twist on your homework problems. Trying to understand a Stem and Leaf Plot with Decimals is one of these tricks. The example is easy, everythin...

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The official definition of stem and leaf plot is: A way to graphically represent a data set in ascending order by categorizing the data in which part of the number is shown on the left and called a “Stem” and the last digit is shown on the right an...

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“Stemplot” is just another way to say Stem and Leaf Plot. The Stem is main part of the diagram, hence it has become shorthand to just mention a stemplot. Regardless, you treat them the same. Stemplots are a very robust and effective way to illustra...

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You probably know the basics of Stem and Leaf Plots. You take some boring list of data points, order them from smallest to largest, and slap them on a plot. If you’re really on top of your game you’ll include a title and a key. It’s not too b...

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Having trouble learning stem and leaf plots? Try some activities! If you are trying to learn stem and leaf plots, here are a few activities you can do to help understand the topic better.Whether you are a student trying to grasp a topic, a teache...

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So you know that Stem and Leaf Plots are great at taking a big list of numbers and organizing them in an easy to read fashion. You might even know about how if there are lots of data points you can use a Split Stem and Leaf Plot to separate the data even furth...

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Stem and Leaf Plots do a great job of organizing a list of numbers into an easy to read format. But what happens when there are a LOT of numbers in a set? That’s where the Split Stem and Leaf Plot comes in handy. A Split Stem and Leaf Plot takes an ordin...

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Stem and Leaf Plots are a great way to organize lists of numbers in an appealing way. They take long lists of data points and organizing them. But, as with any plot or graph, some context is needed. A Key (or Legend) is used with a stem and leaf plot to give t...

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Stem and leaf plots are used to graphically show sets of data in a clear, visual way. Instead of having many different numbers in a single list, these plots are used to order, organize, and gather statistical information from the set. Like most graphs, they ma...

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