The Module for Week 1 contains a spreadsheet showing all the Washington State DOT contract prices for 3/8-inch hot mix asphalt mixtures from 25 September 2017 to 25 September 2018. Use this data to answer this question.
Plot a histogram of this data (45 points) using the guidance in the course notes (both lectures are attached). Based on your plot, how do you characterize the data?
– uniformly distributed?
– normally distributed?