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Unformatted text preview: For 6a. Sometimes it is easier to make a table for yourself in order to show the distribution of students for a given kind of item.
Total # Students 2 1 1 2 3 5 1 3 18 Major Aero E Arch E Bio Sci Chem E Comp Sci Mech E Nuc E Undeclared Adidas 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 Coach 1 1 1 2 Keds Nike 1 Vans 2 1 1 2 3 5 1 3 18 2 1 This is the type of graph that we are expecting. It shows the major on the x-axis, the number of students on the y-axis and the brand of shoes in the key. The information for a given major is stacked, this makes it easy to see how many students there are for a given major.
Major vs. Shoes
Number of students who wear a given brand of shoes. 6 5 4 3 2 1 0
Nu c E Un de cl ar ed E E E i Sc Ch em Ae ro Ar ch Sc Co m p ec h o E i Vans Nike Keds Coach Adidas Bi Major Another way to do the column graph when you have multiple entries for a single item is to put the columns side by side within the bracket for the major. (See below.) This method is a little more confusing to the viewer, so we are asking you to do a stacked column graph instead. .
Major vs. Shoes
Number of students who wear a given brand of shoes. 3 M 2 Adidas Coach Keds Nike Vans 1 0
Nu c E Un de cl ar ed E E E i i Sc Sc Ch em Ae ro Ar ch Co m p Bi o ec h M E Major In the previous examples, the majors were shown on the x-axis. Below is an example of 6a specifically where the months are shown on the x-axis and the majors are shown on the y-axis. 6a Months vs. Majors
5 Undeclared Petr Eng Min Eng Met Eng Mech Eng Env Eng Elec Eng Comp Eng Civil Eng Chem Eng Aero Eng Number of Students in a Given Major 4 3 2 1 0
Au gu st Se pt em be r O ct ob er N ov em be r D ec em be r Fe b h Ap ri l M ar c M ay Ju ly Ja n Ju n Birth Month If you do not have colored pens/pencils available to indicate the different majors, then you can simply use different patterns to indicate the different majors (similar to what was shown in the handout as example 4a.) ...
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This note was uploaded on 01/24/2011 for the course CHEM 1 taught by Professor Collier during the Spring '08 term at Missouri S&T.
- Spring '08