Reading and drawing line graphs

Reading and drawing line graphs

Lessons

  • 1.
    Mrs. K created a graph to keep track of attendance in her classroom over a week.
    Reading and drawing line graphs
    a)
    On which days were exactly 2 students absent?

    b)
    How many more students were absent on Friday versus Tuesday?

    c)
    Which day had the best attendance?


  • 2.
    Lori kept track of the number of long distance calls she made over a 6 month period.
    Calls made by Lori:

    Month

    Calls

    January

    10

    February

    5

    March

    8

    April

    6

    May

    4

    June

    3

    a)
    Display the data in the table in a line graph.
    Drawing line graphs with the given data

    b)
    Was Lori more, less or just as likely to make long distance calls later in these 6 months?


  • 3.
    The governments of two cities claim that they have done a very successful job in developing the public transit system over the past 10 years. Below are line graphs showing the average waiting times for a bus in the two cities in the past 10 years.
    interpreting and drawing line graphs
    Reading and drawing line graphs
    a)
    Which government improved the waiting time more?

    b)
    Which government did a better job in developing public transit system overall?