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# BAR GRAPH

## Definition of Bar Graph

A bar graph is a graph that compares different amounts using bars.

### Examples of Bar Graph

The bar graph below shows the number of people visited a park in different years.
The graph helps you compare the number of visitors between any two years.

### Solved Example on Bar Graph

A. Wednesday
B. Thursday
C. Sunday
D. Monday

#### Solution:

Step1: The bar for Thursday is the tallest in the bar graph shown
Step2: So, Nina ate the most number of chocolates on Thursday.

### Real-world Connections for Bar Graph

• Bar graphs are used to compare categorical data using bars. Amount of rainfall on different days in a week, the favorite colors of grade 3 students, the number of students enrolled in different grades in a school in a particular academic year, etc are examples where you use bar graphs.
• You can use bar graphs to compare your test scores.

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