Carlo's Graphing Post

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**.**Use your notes to list the different types of graphs. Please list the advantages and disadvantages of each graph**Bar Graph**

Advantage- You can easily compare it two or three data.

Disadvantage- Graph categories can be reordered to sets emphasize certain effects.

**Double Bar Graph**

Advantage- Double Bar Graph is best for comparing two sets of data.

Disadvantage-The disadvantage of double bar graph is the interval

are hard to find and plot graph.

**Circle Graph**

Advantage- It's good for showing percent of total for each of the cate

gories.

Disadvantage- Is that the percents are really close and the categories.

**Line Graph**

Advantage- Line Graph is good for comparing

multiple continuous data sets easily.

Disadvantage- One disadvantage is that it can only use with continuous data.

**Picto Graph**

Advantage- Pictograph is good for comparing data that can be easily counted and represented using symbols.

Disadvantage- One disadvantage for pictograph is that its hard to tell if the picture are half or 1/3.

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

**1**) You can make the graph wider or 3D, so the people might think that it's more popular the the

other graph.

**2**)Another way of misleading the graph drawing different sizes for pictograph.

**3**) Last way of misleading the data is distorting the graph or scale.

2a) The following chart shows Pizza Sub Sales over a month.

What 2 graphs would show the information accurately?

Answer: I would use a Bar Graph and a Line Graph.

2b) If you were selling Pizza Subs would you continue? How does your graph explain your answer.

**Answer**: Yes I will keep on selling pizza subs because people are more often buying pizza subs and the trend is getting higher everybody.

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 think that I would use line graph because it show's the change data over time.**

Answer

Answer

4a) Change each graph so that your information looks even MORE impressive. You may not change the data just the graphs.

good job Carlos :D I liked your graphs.

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