- What graph category should you avoid?
- What is a comparison chart?
- What is a histogram vs bar graph?
- Why do points not lie on the line of best fit?
- Which type of graph is best?
- How do you make a prediction on a scatter plot?
- How can a line of best fit be used to make predictions?
- Can you use a scatter plot that shows no association to make a prediction?

## What graph category should you avoid?

There are some kinds of graphs which must be avoided.

Those are – Pie charts, 3D and different tricks, radar graphs, donuts and surface graphs.

The worthy data for the Pie charts is not easily available.

The 3 D graphs are little bit confusing..

## What is a comparison chart?

A comparison chart is a chart that draws a comparison between two or more items on different parameters. You can either compare two items such as in the example below. Image Source. Or, you can use various parameters or comparison points to weigh up two or more items.

## What is a histogram vs bar graph?

Histograms are used to show distributions of variables while bar charts are used to compare variables. Histograms plot quantitative data with ranges of the data grouped into bins or intervals while bar charts plot categorical data.

## Why do points not lie on the line of best fit?

Student: Why does the line of best fit not always touch as many points as possible on a scatter plot? Mentor: A line of best fit is often useful to attempt to represent data with the equation of a straight line in order to predict values that may not be displayed on the plot.

## Which type of graph is best?

Bar graphs are used to compare things between different groups or to track changes over time. However, when trying to measure change over time, bar graphs are best when the changes are larger.

## How do you make a prediction on a scatter plot?

From a scatter plot you can make predictions as to what will happen next. To help with the predictions you can draw a line, called a best-fit line that passes close to most of the data points. Approximately half of the data points should be below the line and half of the points above the line.

## How can a line of best fit be used to make predictions?

A line of best fit is drawn through a scatterplot to find the direction of an association between two variables. This line of best fit can then be used to make predictions. To draw a line of best fit, balance the number of points above the line with the number of points below the line.

## Can you use a scatter plot that shows no association to make a prediction?

No, you can’t make a prediction from a scatter plot that doesn’t show any associations. … If there is no trend, there is no way to make a prediction. A scatter plot is similar to a line graph where you can mark the appropriate data points in order to see if a trend is developing.