# What are Histograms

Suitable for Year groups: 10, 11

## What are Histograms resource description

This resource shows two example histograms that are labelled to show what a histogram is and its key features.

# What are Histograms?

This resource introduces histograms, a type of graph used to visualise the distribution of numerical data.

## Why are histograms important?

Histograms help us understand:

• Distribution: How data is spread across a range.
• Shape of data: Visualise patterns, like symmetry or skewness.
• Outliers: Identify unusual values within a dataset.

## How can this resource help?

This resource provides a clear explanation and examples:

• Definition: Explains what a histogram is and how it works.
• Visuals: Includes examples of histograms with different data sets.
• Key features: Describes how to read and interpret histograms.

## Benefits for learners:

• Improves understanding of data distribution and visualisation.
• Develops skills in interpreting and constructing histograms.
• Supports learning about data analysis in statistics.

This resource is perfect for teachers introducing histograms or providing revision support. It's also valuable for students needing extra practice or for parents helping with maths homework.

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