Line Plot - Definition with Examples

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Lines, rays and line segments
Lines, Rays and Line Segments

Identify and distinguish between lines, rays and line segments. Did you know, that the sides of closed figures like rectangles are actually line segments.

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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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