What is a Histogram

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WHAT IS A HISTOGRAM?

A histogram reveals statistics in the form of a bar graph. It is used to indicate variations in the topic being studied. Histograms can provide data on the success or failure of a product, process, or procedure. For example, by studying the sales revenue of a new computer system over the course of several years via a histogram, the manufacturer can determine the success of the product.

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