# hist.scott

From MASS v7.3-51.1
by Brian Ripley

##### Plot a Histogram with Automatic Bin Width Selection

Plot a histogram with automatic bin width selection, using the Scott or Freedman--Diaconis formulae.

##### Usage

```
hist.scott(x, prob = TRUE, xlab = deparse(substitute(x)), ...)
hist.FD(x, prob = TRUE, xlab = deparse(substitute(x)), ...)
```

##### Arguments

- x
A data vector

- prob
Should the plot have unit area, so be a density estimate?

- xlab, …
Further arguments to

`hist`

.

##### Value

For the `nclass.*`

functions, the suggested number of classes.

##### Side Effects

Plot a histogram.

##### References

Venables, W. N. and Ripley, B. D. (2002)
*Modern Applied Statistics with S.*
Springer.

##### See Also

*Documentation reproduced from package MASS, version 7.3-51.1, License: GPL-2 | GPL-3*

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