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Unformatted text preview: and June, an ogive would look like Figure 1. Figure 1. Ogive of accumulated savings for one year. An ogive displays a running total . Although each individual month's savings could be expressed in a bar chart (as shown in Figure 2), you could not easily see the amount of total growth or loss, as you can in an ogive. Figure 2. Vertical bar chart of accumulated savings for one year. The choice of graphic display, therefore, depends on what information is important for your purposes: percentages (parts of the whole), running total, comparisons of categories, and so forth....
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