# Which class has the greatest frequency and which has the least frequency

• MHB
• wilesharob85
In summary, frequency refers to the number of times a particular class occurs in a dataset or population and can be calculated by dividing the number of observations in that class by the total number of observations. Knowing the greatest and least frequency can provide insights into the data's distribution and identify any outliers or patterns. Outliers can influence frequency, and frequency can be visualized through a frequency table, bar graph, or histogram.
wilesharob85
The data represent the​ time, in​ minutes, spent reading a political blog in a day. Construct a frequency distribution using 5 classes. In the​ table, include the​ midpoints, relative​ frequencies, and cumulative frequencies. Which class has the greatest frequency and which has the least​ frequency?

?? What data are you talking about? Where is it?

## 1. What is frequency in a scientific context?

Frequency refers to the number of times a particular event or data point occurs in a given time period or sample size.

## 2. How is frequency measured in a scientific study?

In a scientific study, frequency is typically measured by counting the number of occurrences of a specific event or data point and dividing it by the total number of observations in the study.

## 3. What is the significance of identifying the class with the greatest frequency?

Identifying the class with the greatest frequency can provide insight into the most common or prevalent factor in a given study, which can help in drawing conclusions and making predictions.

## 4. How is the class with the least frequency determined?

The class with the least frequency is determined by comparing the frequencies of all the classes in a study and identifying the one with the lowest number of occurrences.

## 5. Can frequency be used to determine causation?

No, frequency alone cannot determine causation. It can only show a correlation between two variables, but further analysis and experiments are needed to establish a causal relationship.

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