1. Some committee members have begun creating visuals. Joe has noticed that the scales for his charts begin at 0, while the scale on Emily's charts begin at 5, 10, or 15—wherever the first data point is. He and Emily want to know where their scales should begin. What will you tell them?
a. use whatever strategy makes your visual looks the best
b. decide what they want to use; as long as everyone is consistent , it doesn't matter where the scales begin.
c. begin all scales at 0.
d. use either strategy but stretch the visuals so that they are the same size regardless of the scale.
e. begin all scales at whatever the first data points is ( 0,5,15 etc.)
2. You decide to make a checklist to ensure that everyone's visuals are as clear as possible. Your checklist should include all of the following EXCEPT.
a. have i used at least one usual for the data for every question?
b. am i using the right chart type for my purpose?
c. are the labels clear?
d. are the grids shading, and background distracting or helpful?
e. is the typeface appropriate?
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