Name:    Lesson 6: Solving Problems by Creating Diagrams

1.

Use the graph below to answer the following questions.

What do the bars in this double-bar graph represent?
 a. they show different heights for orange and green bars b. they show the attendance for each team from 2000 to 2007 c. they represent the different years d. they represent the favourite CLF team

2.

What is the scale of the vertical axis on the graph?
 a. the scale goes up by 5000 c. the scale goes up by 20 000 b. the scale goes up by 10 000 d. the scale goes up by 50 000

3.

What does the horizontal axis show on the graph?
 a. the attendance b. the colour c. the year d. the team

4.

What does the legend on the graph tell you?
 a. the attendance from 2000 to 2007 for the BC Lions and the Edmonton Eskimos b. the BC Lions favourite colour and the Edmonton Eskimos favourite colour c. the orange bars represent the attendance for the Edmonton Eskimos and the green bars represent the attendance for the BC Lions d. the orange bars represent the attendance for the BC Lions and the green bars represent the attendance for the Edmonton Eskimos

5.

During which year did the BC Lions have their highest attendance?
 a. 2003 b. 2005 c. 2002 d. 2007

6.

During which year did the Edmonton Eskimos have their highest attendance?
 a. 2002 b. 2007 c. 2005 d. 2003

7.

What was the attendance for the BC Lions in 2007?
 a. 32 000 b. 27 000 c. 37 000 d. 42 000

8.

What was the attendance for the Edmonton Eskimos in 2005?
 a. 38 000 b. 37 000 c. 42 000 d. 40 000

9.

During which year was there the biggest difference in attendance between the BC Lions and the Edmonton Eskimos?
 a. 2007 b. 2005 c. 2004 d. 2002

10.

Which question could you use the graph to answer?
 a. Which team’s attendance record improved from 2000 to 2007? b. What is the BC Lions’ and the Edmonton Eskimos’ favourite colour? c. What are the names of  three CFL teams? d. During which years did the BC Lions and the Edmonton Eskimos play?