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Creating a histogram (Full video)

Khan Academy

Supporting grades: 6

Description: A histogram is a graphical display of data using bars of different heights. In a histogram, each bar groups numbers into ranges. Taller bars show that more data falls in that range. A histogram displays the shape and spread of continuous sample data. So let's say you were to go to a restaurant and just out of curiosity you want to see what the makeup of the ages at the restaurant are. So you go around the restaurant and you write down everyone's age. And so you're interested in somehow presenting this, somehow visualizing the distribution of the ages, because you want just say, well, are there more young people?

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