How to Lie with Charts and Graphs

How to Lie with Charts and Graphs - 300 350 400 450 Dec...

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How to Lie with Charts and Graphs Which military branch of service enrolls the largest percentage of service men and women? Percentage Size US Armed Forces Navy Air Force Army Marines This graph represents the same data. Now which branch has the largest enrollment? Percentage Size US Armed Forces 0 5 10 15 20 25 30 35 40 Navy Air Force Army Marines Series1 Source of data http://www.census.gov/Press-Release/www/releases/archives/facts_for_features_special_editions/001630.html
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Here is some data on homicides in Philadelphia. How would you describe the change from December 2001 to December 2002? 0 50 100 150 200 250
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Unformatted text preview: 300 350 400 450 Dec 1998 Dec-99 Dec-00 Dec-01 Dec-02 Dec-03 Dec-04 Dec-05 Dec-06 Dec-07 Dec-08 Series1 Now, how would you describe the change from 2001 to 2002? 275 280 285 290 295 300 305 310 Dec 31 2001 Dec 31 2002 What has happened to the number of murders now? Is this represented accurately? 50 100 150 200 250 300 350 400 450 Dec 1998 Dec-99 Dec-00 Dec-01 Dec-02 Dec-03 Dec-04 Dec-05 Dec-06 Dec-07 Dec-08 Jul-09 Series1 Sources http://philly.everyblock.com/crime/by-primary-type/homicide/?page=6 and http://www.usdoj.gov/ndic/pubs32/32787/dlinks.htm...
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This note was uploaded on 09/20/2011 for the course ENGLISH 101 taught by Professor Buchholtz during the Spring '08 term at Community College of Philadelphia.

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