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CHAPTER 8: DATA ANALYSIS

Lesson 5: Recognizing Misleading Graphs

Goal
Describe how to analyze graphs to be sure that the data is represented fairly.

Instructions for Use

Magic Bullets: Chemistry vs. Cancer

Study the two graphs and answer the questions below. Explain why you think the data in these graphs is, or is not, represented fairly. How might someone misinterpret these graphs? How could you alter the graphs to make them more clear?

 

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