Construction and evaluation of histograms in teacher training

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Abstract:

This article details the results of a written test designed to reveal how education majors construct and evaluate histograms and frequency polygons. Included is a description of the mistakes made by the students which shows how they tend to confuse histograms with bar diagrams, incorrectly assign data along the Cartesian axes and experience difficulties in constructing the frequency polygon.

Keywords: frequency polygons; histogram; teacher education

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00207390902759584

Affiliations: Department of Mathematical Analysis, University of La Laguna, La Laguna, Spain

Publication date: January 1, 2009

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