Line and Bar Graphs – Practice Problems

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Both line and bar graphs can be used when presenting a set of data collected over a period of time. Bar graphs are plotted by drawing solid bars up to the quantity equivalent for each interval. It is very easy to recognize the high and low points of the data set when represented by a bar graph. Line graphs consist of points that represent the quantity for each interval, connected by a series of lines from one point to the next. The trending, whether increasing or descending, can be easily highlighted when the data set is represented by a line graph. Learn more about line and bar graphs by helping Frank the Insurance Guy relax on his vacation. Common Core Reference: CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.6.SP.B.4

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Exercises in this Practice Problem
Explain how to draw a bar graph.
Draw a line graph.
Find the right data set for the bar graph.
Decide which graphs represent the data given.
Explain what line graphs and bar graphs are.
Interpret the different graphs.