# What information does an ogive provide?

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Aug 2, 2015

Ogive is another name of a cumulative frequency curve. At every point on the ogive we get the number of observations less than the abscissa of that point.

#### Explanation:

This answer is given taking less than ogive into consideration. Otherwise the curve will give the number of observations greater than the abscissa.

Less than cumulative frequency distribution can be obtained by consecutively adding frequencies of classes and writing them against upper boundaries of classes.