Misleading graphs - Graphing Data

Misleading graphs

Graphs are handy when it comes to representing data. However, they can be misleading if they are not done properly. In this section, we will learn how to identify the mistakes, and avoid them when we draw graphs.


  • 1.
    The numbers of cars sold by 3 dealers were displayed in a bar graph.
    Misleading graphs bar graph
  • 2.

    Misleading graphs pictogram
  • 3.
    The following graph shows the marks that two students got for their final exam.
    Misleading graphs
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Misleading graphs

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