LESSON: Choosing Appropriate Data Displays


Circle Graphs and Choosing Displays

In this lesson you will learn how to do the following skills.

  • Interpret given circle graphs
  • Use circle graphs to make predictions
  • Use data from a circle graph to make a bar graph
  • Select among frequency tables, line plots, bar graphs and line graphs for best displays of given data.


Circle graph
a visual display of data that uses percentages and circles.
a part of a whole represented by a decimal point.
a part of a whole written out of 100 using a % sign
to examine data and decide future events based on trends.