Chart of the Week: What happens in an internet minute?

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Dec 02, 2019
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Chart of the Week

This one is for the math teachers out there. Have your students analyze both pie charts to see how activities on the internet have changed over the past year:

Questions:

  • Compare activities on the internet for 2018 and 2019 Be sure that the year over year comparisons you are analyzing have the same units. 
    • Which activities grew the most on a percentage basis? 
    • Which activities grew the least on a percentage basis?  
  • Make your predictions for 2020 for each of the activities. 

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Develop your students' analytical capabilities using NGPF's Data Crunch resource. 

We used the 2019 information in a recent QoD. 

 

 

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