Line Graphs

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Features of a line graph

The title of the line graph tells us what the graph is about.The horizontal label across the bottom and the vertical label along the side tells us what kinds of facts are listed.The horizontal scale across the bottom and the vertical scale along the side tell us how much or how many.The points or dots on the graph show us the facts.The lines connecting the points give estimates of the values between the points.

steps for creating a line graph

what are the pros & cons

Pros - Show absolute changes in data- 2 sets of data can be shown on the same graph .Cons - Scale can sometimes be difficult- Can only be used with continuous data