Stem and leaf plots are an invaluable method for charting frequency. While a stem and leaf plot is not a true graph compared to bar graphs, pie charts, and so on, it is still used as a method for graphing/charting the frequency of a data within a population. Financial analysts can use this type of chart to determine inventory levels over a specific date range.
In this recipe, you will learn how to create a stem and leaf plot to chart the number of products sold over the course of several months.
Begin with inventory levels listed in Column A:
We will now need to create the stems. The stems are the first ...