A dividend is a payment from a publicly traded company to its shareholders. The dividend yield of a stock is determined by dividing the annual dividend of a stock by its price. The following data represent the dividend yields (in percent) of a random sample of 28 publicly traded stocks of companies with a value of at least $5 billion.
With the first class having a lower class limit of 0 and a class width of 0.40:
(a) Construct a frequency distribution.
(b) Construct a relative frequency distribution.
(c) Construct a frequency histogram of the data.
(d) Construct a relative frequency histogram of the data.
(e) Describe the shape of the distribution.
(f ) Repeat parts (a)–(e) using a class width of 0.8.
(g) Which frequency distribution seems to provide a better summary of the data?

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