Unit 4-Lesson 1 introduction to charts: Chosing the Right Graph
CHOOSING THE RIGHT GRAPH Efrain Quintero Paola Martinez
SUMMARY There are four different types of graphs that you canuse. The graph that is most common is the bar graph. Barcharts are most often used to show amounts or thenumber of times a value occurs. The line graphs are oftenused to plot changes in data over, such as monthlytemperature changes or daily changes in stock marketprices. The line graph represent changes in your data. Thescatter plot graph is to show trends in data. Thedifference between line graphs and scatter plot graphs,is that line graphs connect the dots or points of data toshow every change, with a scatter plot you draw a “best
MOST POPULAR ITUNES D OW N L OA D ED We choose this graph because the bar graph is the best one to show which is the most popular song downloaded on iTunes.
HISTORY X GAMESWe choose the linegraph for thisinformation because isthe best to show thechanges on history ofthe X Games for thepast years.
MTV TOTAL REQUEST LIVE For this one we choose the pie graph because how many weeks was each song in the first place.
MARCH 2006 COMIC BOOK ORDERSIn the one wechoose the scattergraph because itcan show howmany comic bookswere order onMarch.