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Patterns & Functions

 

Line Graphs
allow you to
  interpret data easily
and analyze trends.

  •  They make comparisons between different numbers very easy to see.
  •  They clearly show trends in data.

Here are some sample 
questions and answers
to the graph below.
See if you would have answered them the same way.


 

Sample Question #1)    
How much did the temperature rise from January 1st to the 4th?
Sample Answer #1)
10 degrees to 42 is a rise of 32 degrees.

Sample Question #2)
Over the 7 days, what trend do you notice?
Sample Answer #2)
Except for one day (4th), the temperatures are rising each day.

Sample Question #3)
What 2 back-to-back days had the greatest rise in temperature?
Sample Answer #3)
The largest rise in temperature was when the temperature rose 15 degrees from the January 1st to the 2nd.

 

Remember:

Line graphs give you the opportunity
to quickly and easily
look at and
analyze data.

Line graphs allow you to
notice trends in data.

 

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