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Describing Charts

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line graph
This _________ graph shows the temperatures in New York.
table
This _________ shows the number of tourist in Australia.
charts
You can show information in many different kinds of ________.
diagram
This is a _______ of the heart.
pie chart
This is a _______ chart about the pets that I surveyed.
bar graph
This _______ graph shows the amount for each color.
rose
The price ______ last year. = went up (first letter = r)
fell
The price ______ last year. = went down (first letter = f)
increased
The price ______ last year. = went up (first letter = i)
decrease (or declined or dropped)
The price ______ last year. = went down (first letter = d)
skyrocketed
The price ______ last year. = went up a lot very fast (first letter = s)
steadily
The price went up ______ over the last few years. = continued to to go up or down
fluctuated
The price ______ in 2010. = went up and down (first letter = f)
remained
The price ______ stable last year. = didn't go up or down (first letter = r)
plateaued
The price ______ last year. = went up and then stayed the same
drop
There was a ______ in the price. = went down
slight
There was a _________ increase in the price. = a little bit.
steep
There was a _________ increase in the price. = a big fast change (first letter = s)
features
He described several key _________ of the chart. = a part of something that you notice because it seems important, interesting, or typical
proportion
The _________ of women graduates went up. = a part of a number or an amount, considered in relation to the whole number
peak
The price hit its __________ in 2010. = the highest point
climbed
The price __________ to $50 last year. = went up (first letter = c)
modest
There was a __________ increase in price. = a little bit (first letter = m)
slightly
The price went up ___________. = a little bit (first letter = s)
substantial
There was a __________ increase in the price = a lot; pretty big change (first letter is s)
marginal
There was a __________ increase in the price. = a little bit (first letter = m)
trend
The chart shows a __________ toward hiring more women. = a general tendency in the way a situation is changing or developing
soared (or surged)
The price _________ last year. = went up a lot very fast (first letter = s)
plummeted
The price _________ last year. = went down a lot very fast (first letter = p)
dramatic
There was a __________ increase in the price. = big; very easy to see (first letter = d)
sharp
There was a __________ increase in the price. = went up fast and a lot (first letter = s)
gradual
There was a __________ decrease in the price. = change over time (first letter = g)
peaked
The price ________ last year. = went up to its highest point and then went down.
constant
The price stayed ___________ last year. = didn't change
roughly
_____________ 70% of the group participated. = about (first letter = r)
approximately
_____________ 70% of the group participated. = about (first letter = a)
noticeable
There was a ___________ change in the price. = enough to be able to see
exactly
The price was ________ $500. = not more or less
nearly
The price was ________ $100 = almost (first letter = n)
indicates
The chart _________ an overall increase in price. = to show that a particular situation exists, or that something is likely to be true
reveals
The chart _________ a large increase in price. = shows (first letter = r)
doubled
The price ________. = x2
tripled
The price ________. = x3
over
After the 2010, the price went up ________ the next few years.
statistics
The essay started with some __________ about the cost of university. = numbers which show facts
average
The _______ cost of tuition has gone up. = when you you add together several quantities and divide this by the total number of quantities (Ex. 4 + 6 + 7 + 3 = 20. Divided by 4 = 5)
dramatically
The prices went up ___________ last year. = a lot; big; very easy to see (first letter = d)
gradually
The price went down ____________. = changed over time (first letter = g)
marginally
The price increased __________. = a little bit (first letter = m)
substantially
The price increased __________. = pretty big change (first letter is s)
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