Stemandleaf plots  Graphing Data
Stemandleaf plots
Lessons
Notes:
A Stem and Leaf Plot is a good way to represent data. The data is split into a “stem” which represents the first digit, and a “leaf” which represents the last digit.

2.
Sandra’s class brought all their animals into school one day. The weight of each animal was measured and then displayed in the following Stem and Leaf Plot:
Weight of Animal in Pounds
Stem:
Leaf:
0
1146778
1
0135
2
258

3.
Creating a Stem and Leaf Plot
A 100m swimming race took place and the time it took the competing swimmers to finish was recorded:
8.7 seconds
8.5 seconds
9.3 seconds
10.2 seconds
9.5 seconds
9.8 seconds
10.0 seconds
8.1 seconds
8.7 seconds
9.3 seconds
9.0 seconds
10.5 seconds
9.8 seconds
10.2 seconds
8.9 seconds
9.4 seconds