is a pictorial representation of data
is an enhancement of a graph that includes labels, legend information, titles, and color and adds meaning to the graph
is the left vertical side of the graph
is the bottom horizontal side of the graph
are used in a graph to indicate data values.
is a collection of related values, such as one row or column from a spreadsheet.
is a horizontal or vertical line that extends across the plot area of the graph for the purpose of adding clarification to the data.
is the background portion of a graph. It is the area bound by the values (y) and categories (x) axes.
is used in a graph to clarify data categories or values.
is an object that explains the symbols, colors, or patterns used to differentiate the data.
is a single value or text explanation used to explain the data in a series.
is the main heading, which describes the purpose and content.
describes the horizontal data.
describes the vertical data.
is one that appears on the same sheet as the spreadsheet it represents; otherwise, it is referred to as a separate chart
is one that will reflect changes made to the spreadsheet it represents.
is used to make comparisons and generalizations about groups of data, such as to compare the number of students from each class
stacked bar chart
is used to represent the sum of more than one value and compare the contribution of individuals to the whole, such as the total sales for three components to the whole sales for a store.
is used to show trends or changes in data over time, such as growth in sales over several quarters.
XY scatter chart
is used to show the correlation of two or more data sets, such as the correlation between stress rates and wait time in a doctor's office.
is used to represent the contribution of each component of one series of data to the whole, such as the percentage of expenditures to the total budget
exploded pie chart
is a pie chart in which the individual components are enhanced.