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Likert scale whats the formula

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I have created a questionnaire and asked for their opinion using the 5 point likert scale. the scales are "Strongly Agree - Agree - Neutral -Disagree -Strongly disagree
What would be the best and easiest way to interpret the data  
Thanks a lot for your time!
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not sure I understand,  I want to analyse data from a liketr scale ???  
Here's an overview, but it depends on the nature of your data.  I have written analysis programs for this kind of survey gor clients, but with the questions grouped into categories to measure positiveness or negativeness for that particular category.

http://edweb.sdsu.edu/courses/ed690SP05/statistics/ReportExample_LikertScale.doc

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sorry still dont get it

Lets say I have 10 people responded and I want to put it into a bar chart in excel how do I do this

Do I scale strongly disagree 1
disagree 2
neutral 3
agree 4
strongly agree 5

then what from here if i plot it out so that question 1 one persons says agree and one says strogly disagree then the score for question 1 is 5 so question 1 scores 5

Is tht it as it seems wrong as a response of strongle agee also scores 5

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