Frequency distribution
an organized tabulation of the number of individuals located in each category on the scale of measurementÂ from highest to lowest
1. shows if scores are high or low
2. shows if scores are concentrated in one area or spread out across an entire scale
3. provides an organized picture of the data
4. allows to see the location of any individual score relative to all of the other scores in the set
can be a table/graph which will show:
1. the set of categories that make up the original measurement scale
2. a record of the frequency, or number of individuals in each category