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Lesson 8.2: Changing the Format of a Graph



 1. 

Select the graph that best presents the data.
a.

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b.

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c.

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 2. 

Carla would like to display what percent of her salary is spent on different items over the coarse of a month. Which type of graph would best display the information?
a.
bar graph
b.
circle graph
c.
scatter plot
d.
pictograph
 

 3. 

Brayden would like to display the growth of his baby sister during her first year. Which type of graph would best display the information?
a.
pie graph
b.
bar graph
c.
line graph
d.
pictograph
 

 4. 

John would like to display the comparison between the mark on a test and the amount of time studied. Which type of graph would best display this data?
a.
pictograph
b.
bar graph
c.
pie graph
d.
scatter plot
 

 5. 

Sarah surveyed students in her school to determine the most popular types of pizza toppings. She displayed the data in the graph below.
mc005-1.jpg
Which type of graph did she use?
a.
bar graph
b.
pictograph
c.
pie graph
d.
scatter plot
 

 6. 

Which other type of graph could Sarah, from question 5, have used to display her data?
a.
line graph
b.
pie graph
c.
pictograph
d.
scatter plot
 

 7. 

Hilda drew this graph to display the nutritional information for a type of cereal.
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Which type of graph did she use?
a.
circle graph
b.
pictograph
c.
scatter plot
d.
bar graph
 

 8. 

Which other type of graph could Hilda, from question 7, have used to display the data?
a.
line graph
b.
bar graph
c.
scatter plot
d.
pictograph
 

 9. 

George used a pictograph to display the type of transportation the students in his school use to get to and from school. Which other type of graph could be used to display the data?
a.
scatter plot
b.
line graph
c.
bar graph
d.
circle graph
 

 10. 

Brenda surveyed students in her school to determine the most popular winter sport. She used a circle graph to display her data. Which other type of graph could she use to display her data?
a.
pictograph
b.
line graph
c.
scatter plot
 



 
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