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science space and astronomy# What is the use of graph?

Last Updated: 7th March, 2020

**Graphs**are a common method to visually illustraterelationships in the data. The purpose of a

**graph**is topresent data that are too numerous or complicated to be describedadequately in the text and in less space. Do not, however,

**usegraphs**for small amounts of data that could be conveyedsuccinctly in a sentence.

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Similarly, you may ask, what graphs to use for what data?

**14 Different Types of Graphs and Charts for PresentingData**

- Column Chart. A column chart is used to show a comparison amongdifferent items, or it can show a comparison of items overtime.
- Bar Graph.
- Line Graph.
- Dual Axis Chart.
- Area Chart.
- Stacked Bar Chart.
- Mekko Chart.
- Pie Chart.

Likewise, what are the types of graph? The four most common are probably line **graphs**, bar**graphs** and histograms, pie charts, and Cartesian**graphs**.

**Types of Charts**

- Bar graphs to show numbers that are independent of eachother.
- Pie charts to show you how a whole is divided into differentparts.
- Line graphs show you how numbers have changed over time.

Hereof, what do graphs represent?

**Graphing** is a pictorial way of**representing** relationships between various quantities,parameters, or measurable variables in nature. A **graph**basically summarizes how one quantiy changes if another quantitythat is related to it also changes.

What are the 4 types of graphs?

**Four Main Types of Graphs: Line, Bar, Pie, andPictograph**

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- 8:54 Four Main Types of Graphs: Line, Bar, Pie, andPictograph.
- 2:33 Line Graphs.
- 1:29 Bar Graphs.
- 3:25 Pie Graphs.
- 1:24 Pictographs.
- 2:41 Video Quiz: Using Graphs.