Hands On Exercise

Directions: Using your typical 24 hour day please complete the number of hours you spend on each in a given day.  Then create a pie graph using this data.

Sleeping: ____

Eating: ____

Studying/ Doing Homework: ____

Watching TV: ____

Talking on the Phone/ Computer: ____

Other: ____






1) ENTER DATA AND HIGHLIGHT ALL INFORMATION:

 

 

2) Go to insert and create chart.  Create a pie chart as the directions state.  Then click next.

 

 

3) Click next again.

 

 

4) Create a title for your graph. 

 

 

5) Under Data Labels change the information to be represented as a percentage.  Then click next.  Then click finish.

 

 

6) You have now used your information to create a pie chart.

 

6) Now create a bar graph using the following information (use similar steps to that of creating a pie graph; some steps may differ).  In this graph choose five professions (x axis) and their salaries (y axis). 

 

7) Now create a line graph using the following information (use similar steps to that of creating a pie of bar graph; some steps may differ).  In this graph use years 1996-2001 (x axis) and how many people were unemployed in the U.S. each year (y axis).

 

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