## Module 4: Charts and Graphs

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## Topic: Line Charts vs. Bar Charts

Problem:

Is there any difference between line charts and bar charts?

## Topic: Pie Charts

Problem

"Some 78% of these jobs, or about 6.3 million open positions, call for some fluency with technology, Burning Glass found. Those positions are also the most promising in terms of pay and job creation, including occupations in healthcare, technology, and operations.

The most commonly required skills are also the most basic ones: spreadsheet and word-processing software such as Microsoft Corp.’s Excel and Word..." (WSJ, 3/5/2015)

Use a pie chart to illustrate this.

## Topic: Scattered Plots to Discover Relationshiops

Problem:

Measure the degree of co-movement between the two stock (GOOG and MCD).  Visualize such a correlation.  What is the story?

## Topic: Heatmaps (aka. Conditional Formatting)

Problem:

Use heat map to visualize the month-over-month movement of the stock market over the last 20 years.

## Topic: Histogram (aka. Frequency Chart)

Problem:

Use Excel's data analysis tools to visualize the distribution of NASDAQ composite index's monthly change .

## Topic: Sparkline

Problem:

Use Excel's sparkline feature to visualize students' testing performance over time.

## Topic: Pareto Charts

Problem:

With stock market monthly change data, plot a pareto chart.