# Line Graph Assignment 2

```Line Graph Assignment 2
CHECKING IT OVER
Snow Accumulation in Peekskill April 1998
Time (min)
Height (cm)
0
0.0
5
0.5
10
1.0
15
2.5
20
4.5
25
6.0
30
6.5
35
6.5
40
6.5
What is the independent
variable?
• THE PART OF THE EXPERIMENT
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THAT THE EXPERIMENTER
X-AXIS
MANIPULATED VARIABLE
MIX
TIME (MIN)
What is the scale for the x-axis?
 You could use guess and check.
 You could also calculate the interval.
 Scale ≥ Highest #_ ≥ 40 ≥ 2.85
# of boxes
14
round it up to
5
0
10
20
30 40
Time (min)
What is the dependent variable?
• IT IS THE MEASUREMENTS OR
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RESULTS OF EXPERIMENT.
Y-AXIS
RESPONDING VARIABLE
DRY
HEIGHT (CM)
What is the scale for the y-axis?
 You could use guess and check.
 You could also calculate the interval.
 Scale ≥ Highest #_ ≥ 6.5 ≥ 0.43
# of boxes
15
round it up to 0.5
6
5
4
3
Height (cm)
2
1
0
0
10
20
30
40
Time (min)
Snow Accumulation in Peekskill April 1998
4
3
2
1
0
Height (cm)
5
6
Title
0
10
20
30 40
Time (min)
1. How much snow fell in the
first 5 minutes?
0.5 CM
2. Why is this data a line graph
and not a bar graph?
1. BAR GRAPHS COMPARE DATA WITHIN A
GROUP AND LINE GRAPHS SHOW
CONTINUOUS DATA THAT IS SEQUENTIAL.
3. How long did it take for 3 cm
to accumulate?