Login processing...

Trial ends in Request Full Access Tell Your Colleague About Jove

2.6: Cumulative Frequency Distribution

JoVE Core

A subscription to JoVE is required to view this content.
You will only be able to see the first 20 seconds.

Cumulative Frequency Distribution

2.6: Cumulative Frequency Distribution

A cumulative frequency distribution is another type of frequency distribution. Instead of reporting how many data values fall in some classes, it reports how many data values are contained in either that class or any class to its left. Technically, it means the sum of frequencies of the class and all the classes below it in a frequency distribution. A cumulative frequency is calculated by adding the frequency of each class lower than the corresponding class interval or category. In general, a cumulative frequency doesn’t have to include everything less than something. The cumulative frequency distribution table calculators save a lot of time when tabulating the data. It makes calculations easier and leads to the organization of data in seconds.

Get cutting-edge science videos from JoVE sent straight to your inbox every month.

Waiting X
Simple Hit Counter