# " Line Graph "

### Aka Linear or Straight Line Graphs

## Features of a " Line Graph "

**Horizonal Axis ( x-axis )****Vertical Axis ( y-axis )**

## What Are The Steps To Create A " Line Graph " ?

**Draw a large cross in the middle of your graph paper.****Label each axis with the variable it represents.****Identify the range of data you have to include for each variable.****Decide how many units every line on the graph represents for each of your variables.****Plot your data on the graph.****Connect the left-most dot & the dot to its right with a straight line.****Repeat the process if you're graphing multiple data sets.****Write the graph's title at the top of the page.**

## What are the pros & cons of a " Line Graph " ?

**Pros :**

*Shows 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 continous data.*