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Graphing How can scientists organize data?. Line Graphs Line graphs show information as a series of points that are joined up to form a line. The line.

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1 Graphing How can scientists organize data?

2 Line Graphs Line graphs show information as a series of points that are joined up to form a line. The line shows a trend or change over time.

3 Pie Chart Pie Chart are circle charts used to show percentage or fractions of the whole. The circle of 360 degrees represents the total or 100% of whatever is being looked at.

4 Bar Graphs Bar graphs show information in the form of a bar or column. They are useful for comparing quantities.

5 Parts of a Graph Title of Graph Value (Unit)

6 What can graphs tell us? Errors – An error would show up as a point that was far removed from the other points

7 Predictions – By extending the data beyond the last data point, predictions can be made


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