11 terms

Data Table

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

Title

a brief way to describe the content

Ordered pairs

two pieces of data that go together

Graph

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

Variable

describes WHAT information is being collected (investigated)

Unit

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

Intersection

the crossing of two grid lines

Point (Data Point)

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

Plot

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