Video: Reading Data from a Bar Graph

Kathryn Kingham

Madison collected the data in the graph from five local diners. Is it true that Diner C’s milkshake contains exactly 5 grams of fat?

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Madison collected the data in the graph from five local diners. Is it true that Diner C’s milkshake contains exactly five grams of fat?

The line on the left has a label called “Fats in grams.” So we know that the markings on the left line tells us how many grams of fat are found in each milkshake. The bottom label says “Diner.” And that tells us that A, B, C, D, and E are each different diners that Madison collected data from. And our question is interested in Diner C.

The question asked, is it true that Diner C’s milkshake contains exactly five grams of fat? Let’s draw a mark where five grams of fat would be. The pink line represents five grams of fat.

Diner C’s milkshake contains much more than five grams of fat. The answer to the question “Is it true that Diner C’s milkshake contains exactly five grams of fat?” is no. That is not true.

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