## 8.1.4 Review

This is the Study Guide made by Block A: 2013

Keywords to know:

• Interval
• Trend
• Types of graphs
• Bar graph
• Double bar graph
• Pictograph
• Line graph
• Circle graph Percentage
• Horizontal axis (x-axis)
• Vertical axis (y-axis)
• Distorted visual
• Break in the graph

Things we need to know

• What is each graph best at?
• What are their advantages
• What are their disadvantages
• What kinds of data does each show
• How to draw a graph
• Choose a scale for the graph (especially on the vertical axis)
• How to make the intervals all the same size
• What makes a graph misleading
• Explain how a graph is misleading
• How to critique a graph
• Does the graph support the data
• Is the title/conclusion supported by the graph
• Does it have misleading features?
• How to use a circle graph to make predictions using the percents
• example: if you spend 34% of your allowance on candy, and you're monthly allowance is \$20, how much should you spend on candy?

Things we might be asked:

• Draw a graph to show data
• choose correct intervals on each axis
• choose a scale that will show the graph best
• choose an appropriate title for the graph
• Redraw a misleading graph so that it is no longer misleading
• Critique a graph
• Is this the best type of graph to show the data and/or conclusion
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