# Question: The following data represent the per capita average disposable income

The following data represent the per capita (average) disposable income (income after taxes) for the 50 states and the District of Columbia in 2009.

With the ﬁrst class having a lower class limit of 30,000 and a class width of 6000:

(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 3000.

(g) Does one frequency distribution provide a better summary of the data than the other? Explain.

With the ﬁrst class having a lower class limit of 30,000 and a class width of 6000:

(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 3000.

(g) Does one frequency distribution provide a better summary of the data than the other? Explain.

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