Comparison of sales for the past two years for each of B&B Company’s 14 sales districts. The
districts cover all 50 states, Canada, and Puerto Rico.
National production of trucks from 1950 to present, broken down by manufacturer.
Relationship between list price and gas mileage of alternative and gasoline-fueled cars.
Home purchases by home value, geographic region, and income.
A subdivided bar chart is a clear choice here. Regions would be represented by different colors.
The total number of home purchases for that region would be subdivided with a bar for income
ranges and a bar for home values. The bars would then be shaded to show the number of
purchases made in each range.
4. For each of the following sets of facts, (a) determine the visual (or visuals) that would be
best, (b) defend your choice, and (c) construct the visual. (LO1–5)
a. Average (mean) amount of life insurance owned by Mutual Life Insurance
Company policyholders. Classification is by annual income.