#### Excel Histogram -- Incorrect Bins

I am using the Histogram tool in Excel 2004 for Mac -- I am finding that =

Excel is shifting all my data one bin to the right. =20

For example, with data...

2,2,2,7,7,7

and bin range selected as 0,5,10

I am EXPECTING 3 items in bin 0 (between zero and five) and 3 items in =
bin=20
5 (between five and ten).

Excel is RETURNING a histogram with nothing in the zero bin, and 3 items =

each in the 5 bin and the 10 bin.

This is driving my bonkers!  I can't find a solution...can somebody =
help?

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Eric Anderson  -

> I am using the Histogram tool in Excel 2004 for Mac -- I am finding that
> Excel is shifting all my data one bin to the right.
For example, with data...
2,2,2,7,7,7
and bin range selected as 0,5,10
I am EXPECTING 3 items in bin 0 (between zero and five) and 3 items in bin 5
(between five and ten).
Excel is RETURNING a histogram with nothing in the zero bin, and 3 items
each in the 5 bin and the 10 bin.
This is driving my bonkers!  I can't find a solution...can somebody please
help? <

An Excel "bin" is the inclusive upper bound for a interval.

That is, your bin value 5 has the corresponding frequency for values
strictly greater than 0 and less than or equal to 5.

-  Mike Middleton

www.mikemiddleton.com

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9/29/2004 6:37:54 PM

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