Module 25 - Using Visuals
2. “Number of Lottery Participants”
The title doesn’t tell a story. Would be more useful if it described a specific state or
region and whether the number of participants was on the increase or in decline.
3. “How My Time Will Be Used”
4. ”NBA Player Salaries by Team”
The title doesn’t tell a story because the data only pertains to certain NBA teams—not the
There is no time reference for the data displayed.
5. “Cancer Occurrence Among Men in Various Countries”
The chart does not carry a title in the printed textbook.
The countries are not listed in alphabetical or ranking order.
The size of the circles used in the graphic can be considered chartjunk—not drawn
6. “Students Enrolled in After-School Programs”
The title could be more specific—indicating a certain region or city.
The bar graph shows change over time and allows comparison. However, the vertical axis
should start at zero, not 1 million.
7. “Alternative and Country Album Sales”
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