# How to create a chart or graph in excel

### What is the difference between a chart and a graph in Excel?

**Charts**present information

**in the**form of

**graphs**, diagrams or tables.

**Graphs**show the mathematical relationship

**between**sets of data.

**Graphs**are one type of

**chart**, but not the only type of

**chart**; in other words, all

**graphs**are

**charts**, but not all

**charts**are

**graphs**.

### Is a chart a graph?

The word “

**chart**” is usually used as a catchall term for the graphical representation of data. “**Graph**” refers to a**chart**that specifically plots data along two dimensions, as shown in figure 1.### What are the 5 types of graphs?

Popular

**graph types**include line**graphs**, bar**graphs**, pie**charts**, scatter**plots**and histograms.**Graphs**are a great way to visualize data and display statistics.### What are the 6 types of graphs?

**You can choose from many**

**types of graphs**to display data, including:- Line
**graph**. Line**graphs**illustrate how related data changes over a specific period of time. - Bar
**graph**. - 3 .
- Histogram.
- Area
**graph**. - Scatter plot.

### What is chart example?

A

**chart**is a graphical representation for data visualization, in which “the data is represented by symbols, such as bars in a bar**chart**, lines in a line**chart**, or slices in a pie**chart**“. A**chart**can represent tabular numeric data, functions or some kinds of quality structure and provides different info.### How do you create a chart?

**Create a chart**- Select data for the
**chart**. - Select Insert > Recommended
**Charts**. - Select a
**chart**on the Recommended**Charts**tab, to preview the**chart**. Note: You can select the data you want in the**chart**and press ALT + F1 to**create a chart**immediately, but it might not be the best**chart**for the data. - Select a
**chart**. - Select OK.

### What is chart and its types?

There are several different

**types**of**charts**and**graphs**. The four most common are probably line**graphs**, bar**graphs**and histograms, pie**charts**, and Cartesian**graphs**. They are generally used for, and are best for, quite different things. You would use: Bar**graphs**to show numbers that are independent of each other.### How do you present a chart?

Use of Tenses. Mind the correct use of tenses when describung a

**chart**. If the**charts**deals with facts in the**present**(as in our example), use the Simple**Present**, if the facts are the past, then use the Simple Past. If there is a connection between the past and the**present**, use the**Present**Perfect.### What are the 3 ways in presenting data?

In this article, the techniques of

**data**and information**presentation**in textual, tabular, and graphical**forms**are introduced.### What are the 3 methods of data presentation?

**Types of Data Presentation**

Broadly speaking, there are **three methods of data presentation**: Textual. Tabular. Diagrammatic.

### How do you make data interesting?

**Writing about**

**data**: 3 ways to**make**it more**interesting**and- Use real images. Visual pictures are the friend of the
**data**writer. - Write short sentences and paragraphs. Today’s writing is meant to be digested on phones and tablets.
- Infographics. Infographics may cause you to dispense with writing altogether.

### How can you present data effectively?

- 1) Make sure your
**data**can be seen. - 2) Focus most on the points your
**data**illustrates. - 3) Share one — and only one — major point from each chart.
- 4) Label chart components clearly.
- 5) Visually highlight “Aha!” zones.
- 6) Write a slide title that reinforces the
**data’s**point. - 7)
**Present**to your audience, not to your**data**.

### What makes a good Visualisation?

A

**good visualization**should establish two aspects of the data being presented: Show connections within the data that are too complex to explain with words.**Make**it easier for the audience to quickly understand the information presented and consider the outcomes from that data.### How do you present percentage data?

There are many ways to visualize

**percentages**; as a part of a whole they can be shown in a number of different formats. One of the most common and recognizable ways to visualize a**percentage**is a pie chart, of which donut charts are a variation. Stacked bar graphs are another way to show**percentages**.### How do I make a percentage bar graph?

### What chart is best for comparing proportions?

Bar

**charts**are**good**for comparisons, while line**charts work better**for trends. Scatter plot**charts**are**good**for relationships and distributions, but pie**charts**should be**used**only for simple compositions — never for comparisons or distributions.### How do you present data from a table?

**Presenting data in tables**- Preparation of
**tables**. - Title. Every
**table**must have a brief descriptive title. - Structure.
**Display**the components of each**table**in a way that will help the reader understand your**data**and grasp the significance of your results. - Headings and sub-headings.
- Numerical
**data**. - Other notations.
- Statistics.
- Text.

### What are the steps in making table?

**Here’s how**

**to make**a**table**from the Insert**Table**dialogue box:- Click on
**Table**from the menu bar. Select Insert, and then**Table**… - Enter the desired number of rows and columns.
- Choose AutoFit behavior if you want the
**table’s**cells to automatically expand to fit the text inside them. - Click OK to insert your
**table**.

### How do you present qualitative data from a table?

Pie charts and bar graphs are the most common ways of displaying

**qualitative data**. A spreadsheet program like Excel can make both of them. The first step for either graph is to make a frequency or relative frequency**table**.