The histogram in Fig 15.4 illustrates the distribution of weights (in kg) of 40 persons of a locality.
No. of persons
There are no gaps between bars, because there are no gaps between the intervals.What is the information that you gather from this histogram? Try to list them out.
15.1.4 A line graph
displays data that changes continuously over periods of time.When Renu fell sick, her doctor maintained a record of her body temperature, takenevery four hours. It was in the form of a graph (shown in Fig 15.5 and Fig 15.6).We may call this a “time-temperature graph”.It is a pictorial representation of the following data, given in tabular form.
6 a.m.10 a.m.2 p.m.6 p.m.
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-axis) shows the timings at which the temperatureswere recorded. What are labelled on the vertical line (usually called the
In Fig 15.4 a jagged line() has been used alonghorizontal line to indicatethat we are not showingnumbers between 0 and 40.