Research Methods: Appropriate selection of graphical representations

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Data analysis and reporting on investigations:

Appropriate selection of graphical representations

Graphical Representations

All axes on graphs should be labelled and graphs need to have a title.

Bar Charts

  • Used when IV is in discrete (separate) categories, which are place on the x-axis.
  • The mean or frequency is on the y-axis.
  • Columns do not touch and have equal width and spacing.

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