Excel - side-by-side relative frequency bar graph

Asked By side-by-side relative frequency bar gra on 19-Sep-07 12:42 PM
very basic statistics student.  using excel how does one how to make a
side-by-side relative frequency bar graph?  I know how to make a relative
frequency distribution bar graph but do not how to combine two of these into
one graph (side by side).
Thanks




Jon Peltier replied on 19-Sep-07 02:12 PM
Are you looking for a tornado chart?

http://peltiertech.com/Excel/Charts/tornadochart.html

Even better would be a dot plot with two sets of markers:

http://peltiertech.com/Excel/Charts/DotPlot.html

The dot plot makes it easier to compare the values directly. A tornado moves
the values away from each other, and it's harder to tell which bar is
longer.

- Jon
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