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### Course: 2nd grade>Unit 7

Lesson 1: Picture graphs

# Picture graphs

A picture graph, or pictograph, is a graph used to display information that uses images or symbols to represent data. For example, a picture graph displaying ​the amount of points scored by 5 basketball players could use the image of a basketball to represent 2 points and then display a basketball over each player's name for every 2 points she scored.

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• What is a corral?
• I didn't know either so I looked in the dictionary. Here's what I found:
A corral is an area surrounded by a fence for keeping horses or cattle in, especially in North America.
• why do we need math
• it is useful in every day life.
• Picture Graphs and Bar Graphs represent data the same. Right? So why are we taught both of them in the Early Math curriculum of Khan Academy?
• They present two different ways of looking at similar problems.
• what means the mouse in the squar.
• It's the "legend" letting you know what one picture represents. He explains it at . It says one, but there will be math problems that come up later that show a picture is the same as two cats or three cars. If each picture represented TWO mice, there would then be 8 mice in the house and 12 mice in the barn, and so on.
• what is a pasture?
(1 vote)
• A pasture is a land covered with grass where cattle graze on. It's like an open field with grass.
• I like it it was a good video.
• At they said to count the mice in the barn. How much mice is the symbol worth?