## Friday, September 25, 2009

### Abby's scribepost for September 25

What we did in class today is we move on to the next section of Chapter 1, and the title is Misrepresenting Data.

Believe it or not some people may misinterpret data and draw false conclusions when graphs are misleading.

Misleading features of graph may include the following:
1. Distorting the scale
2. Distorting the information by using visuals of different sizes

Our homework are on pages 20 and 21 on mytextbook.ca

Page 20: Show You Know

a) Explain how this graph could be misleading.

b) What conclusion does the graph suggest about the price of gas at the end of the day compared with the price at the beginning of the day?

c) Describe how to redraw the graph to represent the data more accurately.

Page 21: Show You Know

a) Explain how this graph could be misleading?

b) What conclusion does the graph suggest about favorite lunch specials?

c) How could you redraw the graph to display it more accurately?

Here's a video I made. Hope you like it! (:

Thanks for viewing my scribe. (:

Eric 8-73

Good job on the scribepost.
Your post was very well done.
I liked the video.
I couldn't find anything I could help you fix so good job.

abby 8-73

Thanx and cool (:

ChristineAnne44

wooow.. ABBY!its so nice!! i like the video (:

abby 8-73

Thanx Christine (:
I like your scribepost too (:

Caitlin873

WOW Abby you really out done your self, i like how you put the put the video on there ,and maybe the song should be about love or somthing like that sorriii... but nice MAN ... GOOD JOB.

abby 8-73

Thanx Caitlin! (:
you mean shouldn't be about love or something? I know but I dont know what knind of song I should put and I have to pick a song carefully because if I didn't people whose viewing the video might get distracted and pay more attention to the song instead to the things Im saying.. so yeah, Thank you for pointing that out (:

Mr Montgomery

Hi Abby

Mr Montgomery here. I teach maths to kids your age in Perth Western Australia.

Thanks for taking the time to write in your blog. I'm sure Mr Harbeck appreciates it.

I would have like to have been able to read the answers to these questions.

abby 8-73

Thanks for commenting. I'll try to put the answers next time I do the scribe. Thanks again

Jemineth873

Abby, WOW :) good job . you made your post organized and neat for the audience. your font was fairly big which is a good thing, i liked the part of your post where you put the link to the mytextbook.ca incase someone forgot. i found your video also very nice :) overall great job again, keep it up .

abby 8-73

Thanks Jem!! (:
Thanks for the nice comments I appreciate it! (:

vicky873

Really good job Abby. I like how it is all in order and I like the order. I especially like the video! Keep up the awesome work!

Kim873

AWESOME JOB ABBY!!
I Love the video you made,
I liked how you made it so organized

abby 8-73

Thanks Kim and Vicky!! (:
Thanks for commenting! (:

Kisha8-73

good job abby. and nice video

abby 8-73

Thanx Kisha! Thanx for commenting! (:

Alexander8-73

Wow it's amazing how you took the time to make your own video very nice job Abby.

abby_tobinpe

Thanks Alex! (: