Data Analysis: Graphs

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Tables

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  • Data tables that appear in the results section of a report aren't raw scores, but have been converted to descriptive statistics
  • A summary paragraph is included beneath the table to explain the results

Bar Charts

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  • Bar charts are used when data is divided into categories, or when the data is discrete
  • The frequency or amount of each category is recorded on the vertical y-axis
  • The names or conditions of each group is recorded on the…

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