When you have some data and want to put it into a graph or chart, how can you tell which one to use?
Some kind of data only fits into one chart, but other data can go into several different charts.
It all depends what kind of data you have and what you want to show.
Coordinate Plane -
To plot (x, y) points on a coordinate plane
Line Graph -
To show how something changes over time
Bar Graph -
To show the size of several different
Circle Graph -
To show how a whole breaks down into parts
Venn Diagram -
For two overlapping categories
To show the size of several different categories
Line Plot -
To show large amount of data on a number line
Frequency Chart -
To show how frequently each number appears in data
Stem and Leaf Plot -
For multi-digit numbers