Line Graph: a graph that shows information that is connected in some way (such as change over time)
You are learning facts about dogs, and each day you do a short test to see how good you are. These are the results:
|Table: Facts I got Correct|
|Day 1||Day 2||Day 3||Day 4|
And here is the same data as a Line Graph:
You seem to be improving!
Making Line Graphs
You can create graphs like that using the Data Graphs (Bar, Line and Pie) page.
Or you can draw it yourself!
Example: Ice Cream Sales
|Table: Ice Cream Sales|
Let's make the vertical scale go from $0 to $800, with tick marks every $200
Draw a vertical scale with tick marks
Label the tick marks, and give the scale a label
Draw a horizontal scale with tick marks and labels
Put a dot for each data value
Connect the dots and give the graph a title
Important! Make sure to have:
- A Title
- Vertical scale with tick marks and labels
- Horizontal scale with tick marks and labels
- Data points connected by lines