Sliding bar graphs show two categories as bars graphed in opposite directions. They can be used to compare amounts or frequencies.

Example of Sliding Bar Graph

The sliding bar graph shown below represents the favorite fruit of grade 8 for both boys and girls.

Video Examples: Parallel and Sliding Bar Graph

Solved Example on Sliding Bar Graph

Ques: The table shows the maximum marks scored by the Grade 6, 7, and 8 students in math. Which of the following is the correct sliding bar graph for the table shown?

Choices:

A. Graph 1
B. Graph 2
C. Graph 3
D. Graph 4
Correct Answer: A

Solution:

Step 1: The values in the Graph 1 matches with the values in the table.
Step 2: So, Graph 1 is the correct sliding bar graph representing the data in the given table.