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# Graphing notes

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Graph | A diagram that represents the relationship between two or more things. |

X-Axis | the horizontal axis of a bar or line graph; it runs along the bottom and represents the independent variable. |

Y-Axis | the vertical axis of a bar or line graph; it run's up the side and represents the dependent variable. |

Bar Graph | a graph that uses columns or rows to represent numeric amounts. A good all purpose graph. |

Histogram | a special bar graph which clumps the data together and there are no spaces between the bars. |

Line graph | a graph that connects points to show a continuous set of data. |

Pie or Circle Graph | a graph used to show a whole broken down into parts. The data is represented in percentages. |

Pictograph | a graph that uses pictures or symbols to represent the data. |

Frequency Table | a kind of display in which the frequency of each data item is found. Frequency of a data item-the number of times an item occurs in the set of data. Tallies- Used to display the frequency. |

Line plot | A graph that shows frequency of data along a number line. It is quick and simple. |

Mean | The average. |

Median | the middle number. |

Mode | the number or item in a set of data that appears the most often. |

Stem And Leaf plot | a system used to condense a set of data where the greatest place value of the data forms the stem and leaf. |

Stem | The greatest place value common to all the data values. |

leaf | the second greatest place value in a stem and leaf plot. |

Box and Whisker plot | A diagram that summarizes data using the median. |

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Brenton