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The Basic Data Grapher can be used to analyze data with bar graphs, line graphs, pie charts, and pictographs. You can enter multiple rows and columns of data, select which set(s) to display in a graph, and choose the type of representation.
Four different types of graphs may be selected using the selector buttons at the top of the main screen:
Find a set of data that you find interesting. You might consider data from the U.S. Census Bureau or from one of the major sports leagues (NBA, NFL, MLB). A simple internet search will provide viable URLs.
Enter some of the data into the cells below. Then, use the Preview button to view the data in various formats — as a bar graph, line graph, pie chart, or pictograph.