# Reading Graphs: HOMEWORK

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# Reading Graphs: HOMEWORK

## Part A: Circle graph

**Childcare arrangements in Kanaska County**

1. In the graph shown at the left, which is the most common childcare arrangement?

(a) in public daycare

(b) in private daycare

(c) at home with parent

(d) with other family member

(e) other

2. What is the total percentage of children cared for in daycare?

(a) 18 %

(b) 13 %

(c) 31 %

(d) 5 %

(e) other

3. What percent of children in Kanaska County are cared for in other arrangements?

(a) 9 %

(b) 109 %

(c) 0 %

(d) not enough information is given

4. If there are approximately 20,000 children in Kanaska County, about how many of them are cared for at home with a parent?

(a) 35

(b) 3500

(c) 700

(d) 7000

(e) not enough information is given

## Part B: Bar graph

**Age distribution of employees at Fairfield Industrial Park**

This is a horizontal bar graph. We read this bar graph exactly like a vertical bar graph (like the one in the lesson), except that the bars run across the graph instead of up-and-down.

1. Based on the bar graph above, about how many employees are between the ages of 16 and 25 years old?

(a) 10

(b) 17

(c) 20

(d) 25

2. Which two age groups have almost the same number of employees?

(a) the 16 to 25 age group and the 56 to 65 age group

(b) the 16 to 25 age group and the 26 to 35 age group

(c) the 36 to 45 age group and the 46 to 55 age group

(d) the 46 to 55 age group and the 56 to 65 age group

3. Approximately how many employees in all work at the Fairfield Industrial Park?

(a) about 100

(b) about 80

(c) about 240

(d) about 65

(e) not enough information is given

4. More than half of the employees are between which two ages?

(a) between 16 and 35

(b) between 26 and 45

(c) between 46 and 65

## Part C: Line graph

**Number of babies born in Ellison Regional Hospital during 1994**

1. How many babies were born during the month of March?

2. How many babies were born during the month of April?

3. In which month were the most babies born?

4. What was the percent increase in births between March and July?

5. What was the percent decrease in births between September and December?