Algebra 1

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133500403
ISBN 13: 978-0-13350-040-0

Chapter 12 - Data Analysis and Probability - Concept Byte - Misleading Graphs and Statistics - Page 748: 2



Work Step by Step

January has a point at 40, which is on the second horizontal line. The point for June is at 50 (on the fourth horizontal line). The graph appears to have doubled in six months ($2*2=4$); however, this didn't happen ($50-40 = 10$, and $10/40 = .25$).
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