Practice in Graph And design Design

Practice in Graphand design Design

As has been discussed over the past few weeks, the design of graphs and tables is critical in determining their effectiveness in portraying the correct message. You have been exploring what constitutes a good graph or table. Now you will have the opportunity to put these skills to use. Select one of the first three exercises in the section entitled, “Practice in Graphic Design” starting on p. 287 in the “Show Me the Numbers” text.

In 1-3 pages address the following:

Your analysis of the problem.

Your recommendations for improving the display of the data.


Few, S. (2012). Show me the number: Designing tables and graphs to enlighten. Oakland, CA: Analytics Press.

Gonick, L., & Smith, W. (2015). The cartoon guide to statistics. New York, NY: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins.

Gray, P. (2010). Competitive intelligence. Business Intelligence Journal, 15 (4), 31–37.

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