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					GRAPHING
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        GRAPHING NOTES
•GRAPHS COME IN SEVERAL STYLES-
     PIE,    LINE, and BAR.

•Pie Graphs – are used for percentages or
to show the parts that make up a whole.
•Bar Graphs – are used to compare pairs
or groups over time. Ex) Grades in multiple
classes over years.
•Lines Graphs – are often used to show
continual changes over a period of time.
        GRAPHING RULES
1. All graphs need a DESCRIPTIVE TITLE.
2. Both x and y axes need to be IDENTIFIED (name).
3. A KEY must be given FOR EACH COLOR.
4. Each axis must be given a SCALE.
5. SCALES and GRAPHED POINTS (LINES) may be
   done in pencil.
6. Use a RULER FOR ALL LINES !
7. LABELS must be in INK.

     ***NEATNESS COUNTS!***
             LINE GRAPH




WHAT’S WRONG WITH THIS GRAPH? CHECK THE NOTES!
1.
2.
3.
              BAR GRAPH
•What’s wrong with this
graph?
                          90
•Check your rules:        80
                          70
1.                        60
                          50
                                                 East
                          40                     West
                          30                     North
2.                        20
                          10
                           0
                               1st 2nd 3rd 4th
                               Qtr Qtr Qtr Qtr
3.
        GRAPHING RULES
1. All graphs need a DESCRIPTIVE TITLE.
2. Both x and y axes need to be IDENTIFIED (name).
3. A KEY must be given FOR EACH COLOR.
4. Each axis must be given a SCALE.
5. SCALES and GRAPHED POINTS (LINES) may be
   done in pencil.
6. Use a RULER FOR ALL LINES !
7. LABELS must be in INK.

     ***NEATNESS COUNTS!***

				
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