# What is the meaning of the diagram

## Types of diagrams and their meaning

back: diagrams

### Bar graph:

Show proportions (comparison) / opposites

Example: http://www.boeckler.de/cps/rde/xchg/SID-3D0AB75D-8392DBED/hbs/hs.xsl/32015_85223.html

### Bar chart:

Size relationships (comparison) / show contrasts / show trends

Example: http://www.boeckler.de/cps/rde/xchg/SID-3D0AB75D-8392DBED/hbs/hs.xsl/32015_85227.html

### Pie chart (pie):

Proportion of 100%, distribution / depicting proportions / showing opposites

Example: http://www.box2.boeckler-boxen.de/cps/rde/xchg/SID-3D0AB75D-F66F24F0/boxen/hs.xsl/2092.htm

### Line diagram:

Represent development / trends

Example: http://www.box2.boeckler-boxen.de/cps/rde/xchg/SID-3D0AB75D-F66F24F0/boxen/hs.xsl/2088.htm

### Donut chart:

• Share of 100%, distribution / comparison

• Show shares / show contrasts / show trends

Example: http://www.box2.boeckler-boxen.de/cps/rde/xchg/SID-3D0AB75D-F66F24F0/boxen/hs.xsl/1995.htm

### Exercises

1. MC exercise: Exercise: types of diagrams
2. Search other diagrams on the Internet and assign them to the diagram types.
3. Determine the following diagrams!
1. What kind of diagram is that?
2. Write in one sentence on the subject of the diagram. (Diagrams from the internet)