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Bar Graphs Vertical and Horizontal

Bar graphs or column graphs use bars of different
lengths to compare data.


Parts of a Bar Graph

Graph Title--provides an overview of the type of information given in
the bar graph.

Scale of the graph --the numbers on the side or on the bottom.
Bars--The bars are rectangular blocks that can have their base at
either vertical axis or horizontal axis

Axis --Each graph has two axes.


Example: Vertical bar graph.

vertical bar graph

Example: Horizontal bar graph.

Horizontal bar graph