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Examples of Bar, Line and Circle Graphs

Search the Internet to find three applications of statistical concepts that you find interesting, that you encounter on a daily basis, or that you find in your profession.

1. Circle Graph
(a) Find an example of a circle graph in the newspaper or periodical articles or on the internet.
(b) Briefly explain what the graph shows.
(c) Make up a problem that uses the information on the graph to find other (not given) information.

2. Bar Graph
(a) Find an example of a bar graph in the newspaper or periodical articles or on the internet.
(b) Briefly explain what the graph shows.
(c) Make up a problem that uses the information on the graph to find other (not given) information.

3. Line Graph
(a) Find an example of a line graph in the newspaper or periodical articles or on the internet.
(b) Briefly explain what the graph shows.
(c) Make up a problem that uses the information on the graph to find other (not given) information.

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Search the Internet to find three applications of statistical concepts that you find interesting, that you encounter on a daily basis, or that you find in your profession.
1. Circle Graph
(a) Find an example of a circle graph in the newspaper or periodical articles or on the internet.

US Government Revenue, 2012. Government Revenue Income, retrieved from, http://www.usgovernmentrevenue.com/united_states_total_revenue_pie_chart

(b) Briefly explain what the graph shows.

A circle graph is a circular shaped graph with the entire circle representing the whole. The circle is split into parts, sectors that represent a part of the whole. Each sector is proportional in size to ...

Solution Summary

Review of applications of statistical concepts encountered on a daily basis, or found in a general profession.

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