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Lesson 3: Line plots with fractions

# Represent and interpret data: FAQ

## What's the difference between a picture graph and a bar graph?

A picture graph uses images to represent data, while a bar graph uses bars to represent the data.

## What kinds of data can I represent in a bar graph?

Almost any kind of data can be represented in a bar graph! Bar graphs are great for comparing quantities of different things.

## Do I need to label my graphs?

Yes, it's important to label your graphs so that others can understand what you're trying to represent. Make sure to include a title, labels for the axes, and a key if needed.

## When would I use a line plot with fractions?

Line plots with fractions are useful when you want to represent data that is in parts of a whole. For example, we might measure the lengths of different items, which would be in fractional parts.

## How are these types of graphs used in the real world?

Graphs are used all the time in the real world! Companies use them to track their sales over time, scientists use them to present data from experiments, and people use them to help make decisions.

## Want to join the conversation?

• Isn't a bar a picture? Could it be possible for you to make bars (that are connected) as a picture graph?
• Yes, and yes.
• Why would you need to measure fractional parts??
• What is a bar graph?
• a bar graph shows what you did or what happened on what day and how many times
• What is FAQ?
• 'FAQ' is an initialism (or acronym, if you prefer) that stands for 'frequently asked questions'. It's a list that you can look at to find the answers to any obvious questions you might have about a given topic.
• What is FAQ? 'FAQ' is an initialism (or acronym, if you prefer) that stands for 'frequently asked questions'. It's a list that you can look at to find the answers to any obvious questions you might have about a given topic.
• my name is Jayden Marquez patterson
• How are these types of graphs used in the real world?