# Question

The following frequency distribution represents the cause of death in homicides for the year 2009.

Type of Weapon ....................................... Frequency

Firearms ................ 9146

Knives or cutting instruments ........ 1825

Blunt objects (clubs, hammers, etc.) .... 611

Personal weapons (hands, ﬁsts, etc.) .... 801

Strangulation .............. 121

Fire ................. 99

Other weapon or not stated ....... 895

(a) Construct a relative frequency distribution.

(b) What percentage of homicides was committed using a blunt object?

(c) Construct a frequency bar graph.

(d) Construct a relative frequency bar graph.

(e) Construct a pie chart.

Type of Weapon ....................................... Frequency

Firearms ................ 9146

Knives or cutting instruments ........ 1825

Blunt objects (clubs, hammers, etc.) .... 611

Personal weapons (hands, ﬁsts, etc.) .... 801

Strangulation .............. 121

Fire ................. 99

Other weapon or not stated ....... 895

(a) Construct a relative frequency distribution.

(b) What percentage of homicides was committed using a blunt object?

(c) Construct a frequency bar graph.

(d) Construct a relative frequency bar graph.

(e) Construct a pie chart.

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