# Chart Cheat Sheet

## Terms

**Graph** - when a line is drawn, a diagram of a mathematical function/formula.

**Chart** - when other shapes and symbols are used for graphical representation of data (Pie/Bar).

**Plot** - points are marked on a coordinate system both axes must be continuous.

**Diagram** - a figure made to accompany and illustrate a geometrical theorem, mathematical demonstration.

**Axis** - designator for a Cartesian-coordinate dimension.

### Axis

### Ledgend

### Bar Chart

### Column Chart

### Stacked Column Chart

### Pie Chart

- Comparing pie charts of different sizes could be misleading as people cannot accurately read the comparative area of circles.
- The usage of thin slices, which are hard to discern, may be difficult to interpret.
- The usage of percentages as labels on a pie chart can be misleading when the sample size is small.

### Dougnut Chart

### Area Chart

### Stacked Area Chart

### Curved Area Chart

### Venn Diagram