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## Histograms vs. Bar Graphs

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Slide 1:Histograms vs. Bar Graphs

What kind of a graph should I make?

Slide 2:For each set of data, determine what kind of graph is most appropriate. Then make a rough sketch of the graph.

Bar Graph Histogram or

Slide 3:1) These numbers are 12 responses to a survey question. How many pets do you own?

How many pets do you own? 0-1 4-5 2-3 Number of Pets 0 2 1 3 4 5 6 F r e q u e n c y Histogram 2) These numbers are 20 responses to a survey question. What pets do you own? What pets do you own? Dog Fish Cat Kind of Pet 0 2 1 3 4 5 6 N u m b e r of P e o p l e Other 7 8 Bar Graph 3) These numbers are 4 responses to a survey question. How fast can you run a mile? How fast can you run a mile? Moe Curly Larry RUNNER 0 2 1 3 4 5 6 T i m e I n M i n u t e s Shemp 7 8 9 Bar Graph 4) These numbers are 12 responses to a survey question. How fast can you run a mile? How fast can you run a mile? 4-6 10-12 7-9 TIME (minutes) 0 2 1 3 4 5 6 F R E Q U E N C Y 13-15 Histogram 5) These numbers are 12 responses to a survey question. How many siblings do you have? How many siblings do you have? 0-2 6-8 3-5 NUMBER OF SIBLINGS 0 2 1 3 4 5 6 F R E Q U E N C Y 7 Histogram 6) These numbers represent the ages of race participants in the Thanksgiving Day 10K. Ages of Race Participants in the Thanksgiving Day 10K. 1-10 21-30 11-20 AGE 0 2 1 3 4 5 6 # of R U N N E R S 31-40 41-50 Histogram 7) Four runners in the Thanksgiving Day 10K were asked how old they are? How old are you? Bart Marge Homer RUNNER 0 10 5 15 20 25 30 A g e I n Y e a r s Lisa 35 40 Bar Graph 8) What kind of trees are in the park? What kind of trees are in the park? OAK SPRUCE MAPLE KIND OF TREE 0 10 5 15 20 25 30 N U M B E R of T R E E S ELM 35 40 Bar Graph THE END