Plotting a height distribution histogram

Question P6.3.3

The heights, in cm, of a sample of 1000 adult men and 1000 adult women from a certain population are collected in the data files ex6-3-f-male-heights.txt and ex6-3-f-female-heights.txt. Read in the data and establish the mean and standard deviation for each sex. Create histograms for the two data sets using a suitable binning interval and plot them on the same figure.

Repeat the exercise in imperial units (feet and inches).


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