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# Graphs - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

Graphs. Organizing Data for Better Understanding. Why Are Graphs Important?. They display large amounts of information. They can make information understandable to people that speak different languages. They make differences in information standout boldly. Circle. Line. Line. Graphs.

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### Graphs

Organizing Data for Better Understanding

• They display large amounts of information.

• They can make information understandable to people that speak different languages.

• They make differences in information standout boldly.

Line

Line

Graphs

Picto

Bar

Four Basic Types of Graphs

Bar Graph

These are the steps to construct a Bar Graph.

1. Choose whether you want your graph to be Vertical or Horizontal.

2. Label the horizontal and vertical axis.

3. Place number values in the correct place.

4. Draw and fill in the bars for your data above (beside) the correct headings.

Which graph would you use to display the change in population from 2000-2007?

A. Line

B. Bar

C. Picture

Using graphs in the real world is beneficial to all. To find more examples of graphs and how they can be used explore these sites.

www.top2toe.com/sales_analysis.html

http://finance.yahoo.com/

http://www.comsewogue.k12.ny.us/~ssilverman/graphs/kreul/kreul.htm

http://www.sikids.com/POLLSERVER/results/31339.html