# Bar Graphs There are many different types of

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Bar Graphs

There are many different types of graphs. Graphs are visual representations of amounts or numbers. A graph is like a picture that shows you HOW MANY.

We are going to learn about BAR GRAPHS. A bar graph uses bars to show us how many of each item or event (occurrence) there is. BARS are the rectangles that are placed on the graph.

TITLE The TITLE tells us what the graph is about 8 7 The X-AXIS tells us WHAT we are counting 6 Y-Axis 5 4 The Y-Axis tells us HOW MANY 3 2 The bars represent each item 1 0 Item #1 Item #2 X-Axis Item #3

What is the title? What is this bar graph telling us? What is the y-axis? What is the x-axis?

What is a bar graph? • A bar graph is a chart that uses bars to show comparisons between categories of data. • You can use bar graphs to see how many people like or use something. • We can use this bar graph to see which type of cereal has the most votes.

Title • Every bar graph needs a title at the top. • The amount of the object or votes. • The different categories you are comparing. Amount of the object or votes Categories

Title • To read the bar graph you look at each category and move up to the highest number it has colored in! • Then you can compare the categories and see which one has the most! Amount of the object or votes Categories

• Lets do one together!!! • If you start at Coco and go up the line to the data point. You will see it meets the number 4! Favorite Movie Coco got 4 votes!!! 7 • You can do this with each movie to See which one has the most votes. Number of Votes 6 5 4 3 2 1 0 Frozen Coco Big Hero 6 Name of Movie Little Rascals

Practice How many votes for favorite movie did Frozen receive? Favorite Movie 7 First start at Frozen, Then go up to the highest number colored in! 6!!! Frozen got 6 votes! Number of Votes 6 5 4 3 2 1 0 Frozen Coco Name of Movie Big Hero 6 Little Rascals

Practice How many votes for favorite movie did Big Hero 6 receive? Favorite Movie 7 First start at Big Hero 6, Then go up to the highest number colored in! 2!!! Big Hero 6 got 2 votes! Number of Votes 6 5 4 3 2 1 0 Frozen Coco Big Hero 6 Name of Movie Little Rascals

Practice How many votes for favorite movie did Little Rascals receive? Favorite Movie 7 First start at Little Rascals, Then go up to the highest number colored in! 3!!! Little Rascals got 3 votes! Number of Votes 6 5 4 3 2 1 0 Frozen Coco Big Hero 6 Name of Movie Little Rascals

Practice How many votes for favorite movie did Coco receive? Favorite Movie 7 First start at Coco, Then go up to the highest number colored in! 4!!! Coco got 4 votes! Number of Votes 6 5 4 3 2 1 0 Frozen Coco Name of Movie Big Hero 6 Little Rascals

What nut had the most votes? How many like peanuts? What nut had thestudents least amount of votes?