Graph Skills

A very common way to show data visually is to use a graph or a chart. These show the outcome of experiments or numerical information in a way that can be quickly understood, allowing conclusions to be made.

The type of graph or chart used depends on the type of data that is being used.

Types of Data

There are three main categories of data:-

1. Continuous

2. Discontinuous

3. Categoric

Types of Graph

There are three main types of graph used within Physics:-

1. Line Graph

2. Scatter Graph

3. Bar Chart