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# Making picture graphs and line plots

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## Video transcript

create a picture graph to show how many wands each fairy owns so Glenda owns two wands tink owns three wands Mary owns four wands and Gracie owns five wands and in our picture graph each picture of a wand represents 1 1 it is equal to 1 1 it means one wand all right so Glenda has two wands so let's see that's like one two ones for Glenda tink has three wands so I'm going to have one two three ones for tink Mary has four ones so I'll have one two three four ones for Mary and then Gracie has five wands so I'm going to have one two three four five wands for Gracie let me check my answer let's keep going this is this is actually a lot of fun the zookeeper measured for penguins their heights were 40 44 48 and 48 centimeters make a line plot of their Heights so a line plot we have a number line here and we want to put a dot as many dots as we have at a certain measurement so we have one penguin that it was 40 centimeters so at 40 we have one penguin right over there we have another penguin that's at 44 centimeters we put 44 right over there and then we have two penguins at 48 centimeters so we could put two dots right over there two penguins at 48 centimeters so there you go that is our long our line plot let's keep going there's a lot of fun there are five books on the Shelf the heights of the books are 32 36 38 32 and 35 centimeters make a line plot of the heights so let's see there is one book that is 32 centimeters then there is a book that is 36 centimeters then there is a book that is 38 centimeters 38 centimeters then there is another book that is 32 so we actually have two books two books one two books that are 32 centimeters and then one book that is at 35 so there you go I made the line plot and remember all a line plot is is it's essentially counting how many of each height we have we have two at 32 centimeters one at 35 centimeters one at 36 and one at 38 let's do one more of these Robin Hood measured for arrows the lengths were 26 26 23 and 25 centimeters make a line plot of the lengths so we have two arrows that were 26 that were 26 centimeters so under on 26 on our number line here I'm going to put two dots we have an arrow that's 23 centimeters so I'll put one dot there whoops and then in one arrow that is 25 centimeters so I'll put a dot there and we're done