# What is an example of a line chart?

Line GraphsLine Graph: a graph that shows information connected in some way (usually as it changes over time).You record the temperature outside your house and get these results:Ta

## Line Graphs

Line Graph: a graph that shows information connected in some way (usually as it changes over time).

You record the temperature outside your house and get these results:Table: Temperature 22 Feb
8:0010:0012:0014:0024°32°36°29°

You are interested to see how it rises and falls, so decide to make a line graph:

It makes the data come alive, right?
You can see how much it cooled down after lunch.

## Making Line Graphs

You can create graphs like that using the Data Graphs (Bar, Line and Pie) page.

Or you can draw it yourself!

### Example: Ice Cream SalesTable: Ice Cream SalesMonTueWedThuFriSatSun\$410\$440\$550\$420\$610\$790\$770

Let's make the vertical scale go from \$0 to \$800, with tick marks every \$200

Draw a vertical scale with tick marks

Label the tick marks, and give the scale a label

Draw a horizontal scale with tick marks and labels

Put a dot for each data value

Connect the dots and givethe graph a title

Important! Make sure to have:

• A Title
• Vertical scale with tick marks and labels
• Horizontal scale with tick marks and labels
• Data points connected by lines

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