Line Plot

Definition of Line Plot

  • A line plot shows data on a number line with x or other marks to show frequency.

Examples of Line Plot

  • The line plot shows the types of shoes Gary has.

The count of x marks above each cateogry tells you the number of shoes Gary has of the respective category.

Solved Example on Line Plot

Which of the line plots represents the number of pencils of each color, in the figure?


A. Figure-1

B. Figure-2

Correct Answer: C


Step 1:The figure consists of set of different colored pencils.

Step 2: Counting the pencils based on their color.
Red color pencils - 10
Green color pencils - 6
Yellow color pencils - 6

Step 3: The Figure-1 represents the data correctly.

Related Terms for Line Plot

  • Number Line
  • Data
  • Frequency

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