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Misleading Graphics

Misleading Graphics

Author: Ryan Backman

This lesson will introduce how to recognize misleading graphics.

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Terms to Know
  • Misleading Graphic

    A graph meant to mislead a reader or make a reader feel or believe a certain way.

  • Perceptual Distortion

    Using area or three-dimensional visual tricks to make certain values appear bigger or smaller than they are.

  • Scales

    The way an axis on a graph is measured. Inappropriate scaling can lead to a misleading graph.