# Stem And Leaf Diagram

Friday, May 7, 2021

*Edit***Stem And Leaf Diagram**. It can be a useful way to organise data to find the median, mode and range of a set of data. Stem-and-leaf plot graphs are usually used when there are large amounts of numbers to analyze.

Basic statistics include minimum, maximum, sum, size, mean, median, mode, standard deviation and variance. You may also come across back-to-back. You use a stem-and-leaf diagram when the data differs so much that a frequency table will be way to long, because the frequencies are only ones and twos.

### In this case each leaf is a decimal.

The stem-and-leaf plot only looks at the last digit (for the leaves) and all the digits before (for the stem).

So I'll have to put a "key" or "legend" on this Properly, every stem-and-leaf plot should have a key. It is similar to a histogram that is turned on its side. One advantage of this diagram is that the original data can be recovered (except the order. - In a stem-and-leaf diagram the data are arranged by place value. - The left column represents the "stem".