Monday, February 2, 2009

2/2/09 aim: how do we use spreadsheets to create graphs?

Today in class we learn how to display data in Microsoft Excel. We wrote the data in Microsoft Excel and Create a bar graph and a Circle Graph. The first thing i we did is write the data in the cells and then copy it and created a bar graph and a circle Graph with the data  This is the data we did in class today.
activity           amount ($)
assemblies          275
dances               587
spring festival     412
awards banquet  384
other                 250  after this data we made our bar graph and Circle graph

which graph best displays the student council budget? Why? The circle graph displays the student council budget it displays it perfect because I can estimate how much each represents.  Would a line graph be an appropriate display of students council budget A line graph couldn't display cause a line graph  is use mostly to show the increase or decrease of a problem.
 Which type of graph is a better display of the data? why? I think the circle graph displays the data much better then a bar graph because as soon. The Circle 

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