Histogram Chart Question

Discussion in 'Scientific Statistics Math' started by Bob, Jan 7, 2011.

  1. Bob

    Bob Guest


    Regarding the typical Histogram chart (using Excel), where in addition
    to the columns (Bins) shown, you also have plotted a Cumulative
    Percentage curve.

    Is the point of inflection for this cumulative percentage curve
    the numerical "average" value of the data values ? Always ?

    Bob, Jan 7, 2011
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  2. Bob

    Henry Guest

    No - it is not particularly related to the arithmetic mean except for
    symmetric distributions. It is more related to the mode (the location
    of the tallest column).
    Henry, Jan 9, 2011
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