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  • Texas History Chapter 1.3: Using Graphs, Charts, & Tables
    • Houston: 1.95 million
    • Dallas: 1.18 million
    • San Antonio: 1.14 million
    • Austin: .0657 million
  • Four Largest Texas Cities, 2000
  • Why are we studying this? Lists of names, facts, and statistics are often clearest when presented visually. Understanding charts and graphs is an essential skill.
  • Using Graphs
    • Statistics —information in the form of numbers
    Houston: 1.95 million Dallas: 1.18 million San Antonio: 1.14 million Austin: .0657 million
  • Using Graphs
    • Bar graph —uses bars of different lengths to represent numbers or percentages for comparing information about different places or time periods
  • Using Graphs
    • Horizontal Axis —the line across the bottom of the graph
    • Vertical Axis —is the line along the side
  • Using Graphs Vertical Axis Horizontal Axis
  • Using Graphs
    • Line Graph —graph that indicates a trend or pattern over time, such as whether something is increasing, decreasing, or staying the same
  • Using Charts & Tables Pie chart —chart showing how parts of a whole are divided
  • Using Charts & Tables
    • Tables help organize and categorize information
    Population Growth 1990-2000 86.2% Collin 40.9% Travis 23.6% Tarrant 17.5% Bexar 19.8% Dallas 20.7% Harris Pop. + County
  • Using Charts & Tables
    • Timeline —chart showing a sequence of events
  • Using Charts & Graphs
    • Flow Chart —Chart using boxes, arrows, or images to show a series of activities or steps
    • Causation Chart —Chart that uses pictures, diagrams or arrows to show causes and effects of events
  • Causation Chart Flow Chart Time Line Table Pie Chart Line Graph Bar Graph Usefulness or purpose Item
  • To show the cause and effect of an event or situation Causation Chart to show steps or a series of activities Flow Chart to show the sequence of a series of events Time Line to organize and categorize descriptive and/or statistical information Table to show how the parts of a whole are divided Pie Chart to show a trend or pattern Line Graph to compare data about different places or time periods Bar Graph Usefulness or purpose Item