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Graphing Basics. Creating a graph. Draw the y-axis on the vertical axis and the X-axis on the horizontal one. Label what variable is on each of the axis and show units. Title graph using format y vs. x. Distance vs. Time. Distance (m). Time (s).

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Graphing basics

Graphing Basics


Creating a graph

Creating a graph

Draw the y-axis on the

vertical axis and the

X-axis on the horizontal

one

Label what variable is on each of the axis and show units


Graphing basics

Title graph using format y vs. x

Distance vs. Time

Distance (m)

Time (s)


Graphing basics

Decide on what intervals you will be using

on each axis and write those in

  • Be sure that the intervals are even and appropriate to the measurements you have taken

John’s Weight vs. Year


Graphing basics

Plot the data points that you collected on the graph (Scatter plot)

Draw the line of best fit(trend line)  A line on a scatter plot which can be drawn near the points to more clearly show the trend between two sets of data.

Line of Best Fit


You try

You try!!

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8

  • Draw a line of best fit for the following scatter plot.

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1

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Plotting points

Plotting Points

(x, y)

  • (3, 2)

  • (5, 3)

  • (3, -2)

  • (-4, 1)

  • (0,-1)

  • (-3, -5)


Interpreting graphs

Interpreting Graphs

  • How many total miles did the car travel?


Works cited

Works Cited

  • www.fccps.k12.va.us/GM/GMHS/faculty/harris/psnotes/physics/02graphing.ppt -


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