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Data Table

a way to organize data (information) into columns and rows so it is easy to read


a brief way to describe the content

Ordered pairs

two pieces of data that go together


a picture of data

X-axis on graph

the horizontal (bottom) line; independent (manipulated) variable is on this line (Ex: TIME)

Y-axis on graph

the vertical (up/down) line; Dependent (responded) variable is on this line


describes WHAT information is being collected (investigated)


describes HOW the information is being measured (Ex: MONTHS - unit of time)


the crossing of two grid lines

Point (Data Point)

the dot which marks the spot where two pieces of data meet on the grid


the action of marking the dot for an ordered pair on a graph

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