Bar Graphs Flashcards

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What do bar graphs show?

Bar graphs show grouped numerical data using bars, making it easy to compare different quantities.

How do you construct a bar graph?

Draw the axes and label the x-axis with categories (e.g., months) and the y-axis with the measurement scale (e.g., mm of precipitation).

Draw bars extending up to the appropriate value on the y-axis for each category.

What does a population pyramid display?

A population pyramid displays the age distribution of a population, with the x-axis representing the number of people in specific age groups and the y-axis listing those age groups, often differentiating between genders.

What is the purpose of a population pyramid in Geography?

Population pyramids are valuable for analysing population dynamics such as birth rates, death rates and life expectancy, helping us understand the age structure of a population.

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