Common Core Math Vocabulary

Line Plot - Definition with Examples

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What is a line plot? 
A Line plot can be defined as a graph that displays data as points or check marks above a number line, showing the frequency of each value. 
 

Here, for instance, the line plot shows the number of ribbons of each length. 

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  Fun Facts

  • A line plot is often confused with a line graph. A line plot is different from a line graph. 
 

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To draw a line plot,
A number line to ought,
The different values we sort.
Making data easy to spot!
 

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Ask your child to jot down the total number of money he spends daily during week. Ask him to represent the data using a line plot. 
 

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