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CaSQ 38 – What graph to use when
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What graph to use when: cut and paste activity
Cut out the graphs/table, the descriptors and the types of displays.
Match the descriptors with graphs/table and the type of display.
Glue your graphs/table and the descriptors together into your workbook.
Draw up and fill in a PMI (Plus/Minus/Interesting) table for each type of display.
Descriptors and type of displays:
Symbols are used to count data.
Compares different sized groups.
Records raw data.
Parallel bar chart.
Shows how each part compares to the whole group.
Uses pictures to represent data.
|Student’s eye colour|
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|Qld|llll lll llll llll llll llll l llll |lll||l|
|SA|llll l llll llll |ll||lll|
|Tas|llll l |llll||ll||l||ll|
|Vic|llll llll llll lll llll llll llll llll ll llll |llll||l|
|WA|llll ll llll ll |lll||l||llll|
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