How to Read a Line Graph?


A line graph usually shows how something has either progressed or digressed over a period of time. On the left there will usually be the years as to what they are accounting for and the bottom will usually have the amount of money.
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With a line graph, you are basically only looking for a couple things. If the line points to the right, then it is increasing. If the line points to the left then it is decreasing. The 'y' intercept is the variable at which the line intersects the 'y' axis and the slope of the line is calculated as the rise over the run.
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It is a type of graph that is most useful in displaying data that changes continuously. The variables are plotted along an axis to compare two variables. You can create one in Excel
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The line graph was invented by Rene Descartes. Descartes is noted for being proficient in French philosophy, mathematics and physics. I'm not sure if Rene was a male or female though
1 Graph a regular line. Ad 2 Shift it along the y-axis. 3 Move the points on the first line equal distance up or down. Do not shift the points left or right. Ad
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