- Bar chart
Bar charts are used for marking clear data which has learned values. Some examples of discontinuous data include 'shoe size' or 'eye color', for which you would use a bar chart. In contrast, some examples of continuous data would be 'height' or 'weight'. A bar chart is very useful if you are trying to record certain information whether it is continuous or not continuous data. Bar charts also look a lot like a histogram.They are often mistaken for each other.
Bar Graph- is a graph use to compare two or more variables.
- How to Construct Bad Charts and Graphs
- Directory of graph software and online tools (many can handle bar charts)
- Create A Graph. Free online graph creation tool at the website for the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
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