Why do we make ogives?

Asked by A M | 30th Aug, 2010, 08:36: PM

Expert Answer:

Because of following advantages,
Advantages - Ogives can:
+     visually approximate raw data
+     summarize a large data set in visual form
+     delineate each interval in the frequency distribution
+     clarify rates of change between classes better than other graphs
+     provide a visual check of the accuracy or reasonableness of calculations
+     become more smooth as data points or classes are added
+     be easily understood due to widespread use in business and the media
+     show the number or proportion of the data points above/below a
      particular value


Answered by  | 31st Aug, 2010, 10:08: AM

Queries asked on Sunday & after 7pm from Monday to Saturday will be answered after 12pm the next working day.