Pie Charts Flashcards

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What does a pie chart show?

A pie chart shows proportions within a circle, divided into segments, making it highly effective for visual comparisons.

How do you calculate the percentage for a pie chart segment?

To calculate the percentage for a segment: divide the category value by the total value and multiply by 100.

How do you convert percentages into degrees for a pie chart?

To convert percentages into degrees: multiply the percentage by 360 (since a circle totals 360 degrees).

What is the formula to calculate the degrees for a pie chart segment?

The formula is:
(Category value ÷ Total value) × 360

Calculate the degrees for a pie chart segment if the percentage is 15%.

15% of 360 degrees is (0.15 × 360) = 54 degrees.

How do you draw segments in a pie chart?

First, draw a circle using a compass, then use a protractor to draw each segment based on the calculated degrees for each category.

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