35 terms

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Bar Graph

A graph that uses bars to show data

Horizontal Bar Graph

a bar graph in which the bars are read from left to right

Key

The part of a map or graph that explains the symbols.

Line Plot

A graph that uses marks to record each piece of data above a number line.

Picture Graph

A graph that uses pictures to show and compare information.

Vertical Bar Graph

A bar graph in which the bars are read from the bottom to the top.

Data

Information gathered and used to make sense.

Pie Graph

A type of graph in which a circle is divided into sectors that each represent a proportion of the whole.

Histogram

A graphical display where the data is grouped into ranges (such as "40 to 49", "50 to 59", etc), and then plotted as bars.

Similar to a Bar Graph, but in a Histogram each bar is for a range of data.

Similar to a Bar Graph, but in a Histogram each bar is for a range of data.

Dot Plot

A statistical chart consisting of data points plotted on a fairly simple scale, typically using filled in circles. There are two common, yet very different, versions of the dot chart.

peak (v)

to reach the highest, strongest, or best point, value, or level of skill

decrease (v)

to become or make less

rise (v)

go up

sharply (adv)

quickly and suddenly

rock bottom

the lowest possible level

steady (adj)

not moving or changing suddenly

fluctuate (v)

to rise and fall; to vary irregularly

drop (v)

to go lower

decline (v)

to move toward a weaker condition

remain (v)

continue in a place, position, or situation

slump (v)

fall heavily or suddenly

take off (v)

to suddenly start to be successful or popular

soar (v)

increase dramatically

crash (v)

fail

a sudden large fall in the value

a sudden large fall in the value

rocket (v)

to rise extremely quickly or make extremely quick progress towards success

escalate (v)

to go up or increase in size or scope

plunge (v)

to go down suddenly

dip (v)

to become lower in level or amount

slide (v)

to go into a worse state

plummet (v)

fall suddenly and steeply

pick up (v)

improve /increase

rally (v)

to return to a better condition

stabilize (v)

(v.) to keep from changing, maintain

bounce back

recover

to return quickly to a normal condition after a difficult situation

to return quickly to a normal condition after a difficult situation

flatten (v)

to stop rising or falling, and stay at the same level