Question: For the breakfast cereal data the figure at the top

For the breakfast cereal data, the figure at the top of next column shows a histogram (constructed using MINITAB) for the sugar values, in grams.
a. Identify the intervals of sugar values used for the plot.
b. Describe the shape of the distribution. What do you think might account for this unusual shape?
c. What information can you get from the dot plot or stem-and-leaf plot of these data shown in Exercises 2.14 and 2.19 that you cannot get from this plot?
d. This histogram shows frequencies. If you were to construct a histogram using the percentages for each interval, how (if at all) would the shape of this histogram change?

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