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1

Which type(s) of graph is used to show data that is continuous?

Line

2

Which type(s) of graph is used to show data that is not continuous?

Bar & pie

3

Which type(s) of graph uses an x- and a y-axis?

Line

4

Which type(s) of graph contains connected points?

Line

5

Which type(s) of graph is used to show the relationship of the Independent variable to the Dependent variable?

Line

6

Which type(s) of graph is used when the categories add up to 100%?

Pie

7

Which type(s) of graph is used to present data as 'part of a whole'?

Pie

8

Which type(s) of graph is used to compare descriptive data like amounts, percentages, or categories?

Bar & Pie

9

Which type(s) of graph is used when there is no order to the categories on the x-axis?

Bar

10

Do bars on a bar graph usually touch?

No

11

Which graph would work best to show the amount of each color of M&M's in a bag?

Bar

12

Which graph would work best to show the heating of a pan of water over time?

Line

13

Which graph would work best to show the number of students earning A's, B's, & C's?

Bar

14

Which graph would work best to show the percentage of each gas in the air?

Pie

15

Which graph would work best to show the percentage of allowance spent on different things?

Pie

16

Which graph would work best to show height change over a 15 year period?

Line

17

What does the graph-labeling acronym TAILS stand for?

Title (Y vs. X)
Axis (IV=X, DV=Y)
Interval (What you count by based on the scale)
Label (Axis' are labeled including units)
Scale (Find max & min values for graph)

18

DRY MIX

Dependent variable
Responding variable
Y-axis

Manipulated variable
Independent variable
X-axis