Flashcards in Geography Graphs Deck (17):

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## What are graphs?

### Graphs are diagrams that show information in a clear and simple way.

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## Name 2 uses for graphs.

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To describe a situation

To show how one thing is related or linked to another

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## Define data

### Facts and figures used to draw graphs.

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## From where can we obtain data?

### Collecting information from fieldwork or looking it up in books (or on the Internet).

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## What do we call information that we collect ourselves?

### Primary data.

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## What is secondary data?

### Information from other sources.

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## When drawing a graph it should have:

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A title describing what it is showing

Labels along the bottom and side to explain what they show

Figures plotted accurately.

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## Name 4 common types of graphs.

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Bar graphs(hopefully a juice bar)

Line graphs (fish hate these!)

Pie graphs (yum yum!)

Scatter graphs (someone farted)

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## Why would one choose to use a bar graph?

### To compare different things or quantities.

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## How are the bars on bar graphs drawn?

### Either vertically or horizontally

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## What are lines best used for?

### To show changes or trends over a period of time or to help predict future changes.

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## What do line graphs look like?

### A series of points that are joined up to form a line.

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## When is it best to use a pie graph?

### When you want to show proportions and to help see how something is divided up.

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## What does a pie graph look like?

### It is drawn as a circle which is divided into several pieces or sectors.

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## What does the whole circle of a pie graph equal?

### 100%

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## When is it best to use a scatter graph?

### To see if information about 2 different things is related or linked.

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