**Use your notes to list the different types of graphs. Please list the advantages and disadvantages of each graph.**

a.

**Circle Graph****Advantage: Shows percent of total for each category.**

Disadvantage: No exact numerical data.

b.

**Line Graph**

Advantage: It can compare multiple data sets easily.

Disadvantage: Use only with continuous data.

c.

**Bar Graph**

Advantage: Can easily compare two or three data sets.

Disadvantage: Graph categories can be reordered to emphasize certain effects.

d.

**Pictograph**

**Advantage: It handles large data and it sets easily using keyed icons.**

Disadvantage: It's hard to quantify partial icons.

2)

**How can graphs be misleading. Show 3 ways.**- Putting a break on the Y-Axis

- Distorting the visual

- Distorting the size of bars

3a)

**The following chart shows Pizza Sub Sales over a month. What 2 graphs would show the information accurately?**A line graph and a bar graph would show the data accurately.

3b) If you were selling Pizza Subs would you continue? How does your graph explain your answer.

Yes, I would continue selling Pizza Subs. This is my answer because when I look at it, it shows me that they are selling more and more every week.

4a) Below you see 2 different examples of graphs showing healthy choices sold at the canteen. If you had to convince Mrs. Mota that we should continue selling healthy choices which graph would you choose?

I would convince Mrs. Mota to use the Line Graph.

4b)

**Change each graph so that your information looks even MORE impressive. You may not change the data just the graphs.**

Go to this link http://www.shodor.org/interactivate/lessons/MisleadingGraphs/ to help you understand more about misleading graphs.

and here's a video for you guys to help you learn more about misleading graphs

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