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1 Working With Cartograms

2 Cartograms give graphic representations of data in ways that help us visually compare areas.

3 In other words, cartograms make it easy to generally compare places just by looking at them – instead of having to read all of the statistics. Global wealth

4 Cartograms representing the same information may look slightly different. Both represent population.

5 Populations of U.S. States Which states have the largest populations? Which have very small populations?

6 Another perspective...

7 Which African countries have the largest populations? Remember: Cartograms can look slightly different and still both be accurate. They are not actual maps. They represent comparative data.

8 How are these cartograms of Europes population different? How are they the same?


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