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Using & Analyzing Graphs to Support an Essay - Quiz & Worksheet

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The x-axis on a graph is the _____.

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1. Imagine you took a survey of your friends to find out which kinds of technological devices they owned. Out of 20 respondents, 20 owned a computer, 18 owned smartphones, 10 owned tablets, and 6 owned e-readers. If you wanted to represent that numerical data visually, which of the following should you use?

2. Consider the pie chart below. What change would make it easier to understand?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Graphs can be an enormous help in clarifying complex information in a text, whether it's a business report, academic thesis, essay or any other written work that involves complicated numerical data. This quiz/worksheet combination examines your ability to identify which to use, information about the scale on a line graph and the x- axis.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz/worksheet tests you on:

  • The definition of the x-axis
  • Which type of graph best represents data from a survey
  • How to build a pie chart effectively
  • Explanation of scale on a line graph

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about pie charts, bar and line graphs, and when each is appropriate
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define the x-axis
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what the x-axis represents in a line graph

Additional Learning

If you would like to learn more, read or view the lesson titled Using & Analyzing Graphs to Support an Essay. The lesson covers the objectives in the list below:

  • Learn how to design various types of charts and graphs
  • Discover techniques to make your graphs clear and easy to read
  • Understand the importance of simplicity in designing a graph
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