Can you read information from a or ? Look for keys or scales on a graph to help you understand what information is being presented.
The column graph shows the number of each type of car fixed by the local mechanic.
Which car brand does the mechanic fix most often?
How many Holden or Toyota cars did the mechanic fix in total?
This video looks at how we can display the same data different ways using different graphs.
A group of children are going shopping and are deciding which shop to visit first. This table shows the shops the children like best.
How many children like the toy shop best?
Complete the column graph to show the same data as the table.
This video shows us how to answer questions from graphs.
The pie graph below shows the results of a class survey where students were asked to nominate their favourite food:
Which was the most popular food?
Which food was as popular as noodles?
selects appropriate methods to collect data, and constructs, compares, interprets and evaluates data displays, including tables, picture graphs and column graphs M