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# Choosing the Appropriate Graph Worksheet

Choosing the Appropriate Graph Worksheet
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The table shows the favorite activities of 200 students. What type of graph would be most appropriate to show the data as parts of a whole?

 a. stem-and-leaf plot b. line graph c. circle graph d. scatter plot

2.
Identify the graph that is most appropriate to represent a data that denotes the amount of money spent on military over a period of time.
 a. stacked bar graph b. line plot c. stem-and-leaf plot d. line graph

3.
Which graph would be most appropriate to show the time in number of minutes that 25 employees take to travel to the office?
 a. stem-and-leaf plot b. multiple bar graph c. circle graph d. multiple line graph

4.
A survey was conducted on the length of the names of the students in a class. What type of graph would be most appropriate to show the range of the data?
 a. scatter plot b. multiple bar graph c. circle graph d. line plot

5.
The table shows the kinds of pets the students have in a class. What type of graph would be most appropriate for the data?

 a. stem-and-leaf plot b. bar graph c. box-whisker-plot d. scatter plot

6.
The table shows the yearly average earnings (in thousands of dollars) for men and women. Which type of graph would be most appropriate for the data?

 a. box-and-whisker plot b. line plot c. double bar graph d. circle graph

7.
The weight of 15 people(in kg) are listed: 34, 49, 23, 54, 35, 64, 40, 53, 52, 76, 48, 21, 47, 34, and 33. Which type of graph is appropriate for the data?
 a. bar graph b. stem and leaf plot c. circle graph d. line graph

8.
The table shows the school enrollment between 1992 to 1996. Which type of graph is appropriate for the data?
 Year Number of students 1992 65 1993 85 1994 70 1995 70 1996 75
 a. line graph b. double bar graph c. box-and-whisker plot d. circle graph

9.
The table shows the number of cars sold in a week. Which type of graph is appropriate for the data?
 Color of car Red White Orange Blue Number of cars 15 24 7 11

 a. circle graph b. stem and leaf plot c. line plot d. double bar graph

10.
The table shows the number of school days each month during the last school year.
 Month Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr Number of Days 4 18 20 15 12 14 19 14 21

Which of the graphs best represents the data?

 a. Graph 4 b. Graph 2 c. Graph 1 d. Graph 3