Pie Charts

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Klass’s Rules for PIE CHARTS

1. Avoid using pie charts.
2. Use pie charts only for data that add up to some meaningful total.
3. Never ever use three dimensional pie charts; they are even worse than two dimensional pies.
4. Avoid forcing comparisons across more than one pie chart.


  • Click HERE to see the grading rubric Mr. M uses to assess your pie charts.

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