Types of Graphs- Vocabulary

  1. Used for comparing parts of the whole.
    Circle Graphs

    *Porpotions and respective to the whole values are essential for circle graphs.
  2. Used to compare facts, especially with categorical data or groups.
    Bar Graphs and Double Bar Graphs

    *If you are showing the relationship between two different groups test subjects, a double bar graph might be a useful tool.
  3. Used to display data or information that changes continuously over time.
    Line Graphs

    *Overall trends are seen in line graphs.
  4. Used when looking for a relationship between two variables.
    Scatter PlotsĀ 

    *Correlations and lines of best fit are often used to show scatter plot relationships.
  5. Similar to bar Graphs, but rather than having nominal or categorical values for each bar, a ____________ uses a consistent range of values.
  6. Similar to Venn Diagrams and shows data that pertains to different categories.
    Two-Way Tables
  7. Provide a way to list actual data values into value based groups. Frequency and general anlustocal statements can be made by this way of listing data.
    Stem and Leaf Charts
  8. Use quartiles to show how data is grouped or spread.
    Box Plots (or Box and Whiskers Plots)

    *From box plots can you easily make analytical statements about the spread or skew of the data.
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Types of Graphs- Vocabulary
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