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December, 16, 2008

Interpreting Graphs and Intercepts

Introduction:
Graphs are created so that we can quickly derive meaningful information from them. They provide a visual representation of the data and, therefore, an understanding of the scenario. Interpreting graphs, therefore, is an important skill that you should acquire.

Interpreting Graphs and Intercepts

Introduction:
Graphs are created so that we can quickly derive meaningful information from them. They provide a visual representation of the data and, therefore, an understanding of the scenario. Interpreting graphs, therefore, is an important skill that you should acquire.

Study the line graph provided below. The line in the graph shows crime rates. It depicts the number of victims per 1,000 persons, age 12 years and over, in the United States from 1973 through 2003.

1. According to this graph, what is the lowest violent crime rate? In which year was it the lowest?1985
2. What does the x-intercept in this graph represent? highest and lowest crime rate
3. What does the y-intercept in this graph represent? Number of victims per 1000 persons (age 12 yrs. And over)

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Interpreting Graphs and Intercepts

Study the line graph provided below. This graph shows the average hourly earnings in dollars in the United States from January 1996 through January 2006.

1. According to this graph, what are the estimated lowest average earnings? In which year were they the lowest?12 in year month 01/1996
2. Does this graph have an x-intercept or a y-intercept? If yes, what does it represent? Dollars and month/year
3. In which year did the average earnings reach \$16 per hour 01/06 year month

Deliverables and format:
Line Spacing: Double
Font: Arial; 10 point

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Interpreting Graphs and Intercepts

Introduction:
Graphs are created so that we can quickly derive meaningful information from them. They provide a visual representation of the data and, therefore, an understanding of the scenario. Interpreting graphs, therefore, is an important skill that you should acquire.

Interpreting Graphs and Intercepts

Introduction:
Graphs are created so that we can quickly derive meaningful information from them. They provide a visual representation of the data and, therefore, an understanding of the scenario. Interpreting graphs, therefore, is an important skill that you should acquire.

Study the line graph provided below. The line in the graph shows crime rates. It depicts the number of victims per 1,000 persons, age 12 years and over, in the United States from 1973 through 2003.

1. According to this graph, what is the lowest violent crime rate? In which year was it the lowest?1985
2. What does the x-intercept in this graph represent? highest and lowest crime rate
3. What does the y-intercept in this graph represent? Number of victims per 1000 persons (age 12 yrs. And over)
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Study the line graph provided below. This graph shows the average hourly earnings in dollars in the United States from January 1996 through January 2006.

1. According to this graph, what are the estimated lowest average earnings? In which year were they the lowest?12 in year month 01/1996
2. Does this graph have an x-intercept or a y-intercept? If yes, what does it represent? Dollars and month/year
3. In which year did the average earnings reach \$16 per hour 01/06 year month

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