## Monday, December 12, 2011

### Camille's Graph Post

The different types of graphs is:

Bar Graph- Th advantages are best for comparing data across categories.

Line Graph-
The advantages are best for showing changes in data over time.

Double Graph-
The advantages are best for comparing two sets of data across categories.

Pictograph-
The advantages are best for comparing data that can be easily counted and represented using symbols.

Circle Graph-
The advantages are best for comparing categories to the whole using percents. The sum of the percents in a circle graph is 100%

2. How can graphs be misleading. Show 3 ways.

• Uneven Scale
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2a) The following chart shows Pizza Sub Sales over a month. What 2 graphs would show the information accurately?
Line Graph and Bar Graph. Line graph because are the best for showing changes in data. Bar Graph is the best for comparing data across categories.

2b) If you were selling Pizza Subs would you continue? How does your graph explain your answer
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4. Below you see 2 different examples of graphs showing healthy choices sold at the canteen. If you had to convince Mrs Mota that we should continue selling healthy choices which graph would you choose?
I would choose the Line graph because it looks more impressive.
4a) Change each graph so that your information looks even MORE impressive. You may not change the data just the graphs
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