Graph Terminology Axis, Range & Scale


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Use the graph below to answer the following question.

What is the range of the data on this graph?

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1. What is the main purpose of having a scale break on a graph?


Use the graph below to answer the following question.

Which of the following would represent the Y-axis?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Highlighting how to graph sets of information, this quiz and corresponding worksheet will help you evaluate your knowledge of terms like axis, range and scale. You'll need to understand how to find the range of the data on a given graph as well as the reason for having a scale break on a graph.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This printable worksheet and quiz will ask you to review:

  • How to find a graph's range of data
  • The purpose of a scale break
  • How to determine what corresponds to the Y-axis
  • Definition of scale
  • Relationship of the X-axis to the independent variable

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will let you practice the following skills:

  • Interpreting information - verify you can read information regarding how to find the range of data on a given graph and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use acquired knowledge to identify key information from a given graph
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related graphing lesson

Additional Learning

To learn more about where information goes on a graph, review the corresponding lesson called Graph Terminology Axis, Range and Scale. This lesson will help you:

  • Identify the main names and parts of a graph
  • Understand the concepts of a graph's scale and range
  • Appreciate the difference between the X-axis and Y-axis
  • Show how to make graphs more efficient