Social Studies Skills 15 - Comparing Graphic Data Click Here for the Worksheet! Graphs are visual presentations of statistical information. Each kind of graph has certain advantages in depicting statistics. Bar graphs are most useful for making comparisons, while line graphs effectively indicate trends or changes over time. Circle graphs, on the other hand, show how a whole unit of something is divided into parts. Sometimes using all three types of graphs to illustrate information is more effective. For example, study the three graphs below showing highway construction funds.

8th Grade U. S. History
Benjamin Rush Middle School

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