Module 3: "Finding Errors And Biases In The Tables And Charts"
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By DrKien | Last updated: Jul 30, 2015
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1.
To display the answer for this question: "How Much Rain Really Fell?", which one of these graphs is a more likely accurate picture of data?
A.
The right chart
B.
The left chart
2.
The larger the scale of y-axis is, the _________ the differences between 2 lines/columns is.
A.
Smaller
B.
Larger
3.
You are creating a column graph from this table of data, in order to emphasize the similarity of 4 layers' thickness, which one of these ranges of value is the best choice?
A.
5-14
B.
7-14
C.
0-14
D.
10-14
4.
In an experiment, seven students tried to mix a solution of salt water so that its concentration would be exactly 7.00%. When the teacher tested the concentration of their solutions, he got the results in this table.Which one of these 2 graphs is more likely to be an accurate picture of data?
A.
Graph 1
B.
Graph 2
5.
You are creating a line graph from this table of data, in order to show how similar the measurements are, which range of values is the best choice?
A.
6.0-8.0
B.
6.5-8.0
C.
6.0-7.5
D.
6.9-7.1
6.
This pie chart intends to show the proportion of students in third grade. Is it true or false?
A.
True
B.
False
7.
Diana,Mia and Terri went for bowling, then Mia and Terri graphed their scores. Can you guess who made each graph?
A.
Mia
B.
Terri
C.
Mia
D.
Terri
8.
From this table of personnel data, you want to draw a chart. Which chart creates a perceptually misleading comparison?
A.
Graph 1
B.
Graph 2
9.
In statistics, a ______________, also known as a distorted graph, is a graph that misrepresents data, constituting a misuse of statistics and with the result that an incorrect conclusion may be derived from it.
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