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# When do you use a bar graph?

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###### October 04, 2011 7:43PM

You use a bar graph when you need to show comparisons between items. (categories)

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### What is a bar graph use for?

Bar graphs are typically used to represent frequency, or how
frequent something occurs. For example, if you conduct a survey on
a sample asking their favorite ice cream, you would use a bar
graph.
Be careful when deciding between a bar graph and a
histogram. You can look up on Google the differences between
a bar graph and a histogram.

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