Patterns & Functions
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.
questions and answers
to the graph below.
See if you would have answered them the same way.
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.
Over the 7 days, what trend do you notice?
Sample Answer #2)
Except for one day (4th), the temperatures are rising each day.
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.
Line graphs give you
to quickly and easily
look at and analyze data.
Line graphs allow you
notice trends in data.
Oswego City School District
Elementary Test Prep