**Stem-and-Leaf Plot*** *

#### __Definition of Stem-and-Leaf Plot__

- Stem-and-Leaf plot is a method of organizing numerical data in order of place value. The 'ones digit' and the 'tens digit and greater' of each data item is seperated as leaves and stems respectively.

__Examples of Stem-and-Leaf Plot __

The number of students are 81, 84, 85, 86, 93, 94, 97, 100, 102, 103, 110, and 111.

__Solved Example on Stem-and-Leaf Plot __

Use the stem-and-leaf plot shown to find the total number of data items.

**Choices:**

A. 22

B. 23

C. 17

D. 19

**Correct answer: C **

** Solution:**

**Step 1:** In a stem-and-leaf plot, the number of data items is equal to the number of leaves present.

**Step 2:** Number of leaves present in the above stem-and-leaf plot = 17.

**Step 3:** So, 17 data items are present in all.

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