Different types of data can be used to create charts, graphs and tables. Organising information clearly helps the reader to understand the content.
What is raw data?
Data that has been collected at the source
Data that comes from secondary research
Data that is incorrect
What is discrete data?
Data which is made up of whole numbers that are counted
Data which has been collected at the source
Data which is measurable
Which of the following is an example of discrete data?
Time spent travelling
Sizes of car engines
What is continuous data?
Which of the following is an example of continuous data?
Age of classmates
Shoe size of classmates
Number of brothers and sisters of classmates
What type of data is best suited to bar charts?
What makes effective image use?
Using as many images as possible
Placing images in a way that interrupts the flow of the text
Selecting images that are unusual or unexpected, whilst still being relevant
What type of data is best suited to line graphs?
What is a proportion?
The average amount of something
A part or share of something
A quarter of something
What is the most effective way to display numerical data in a table?
In a column, reading downwards
In a column, reading upwards
In a row, reading from left to right