How to make your graphs understandable?

* label the axis clearly
* show the units of measurement in axis
* select the ranges carefully
* avoid too much information in one graph
* show the title of the graph
* add legends as necessary
* choose colors to differentiate multiple curves in one graph
* if colors are not allowed then choose dotted, dashed, solid lines to differentiate multiple lines in a graph
* show grid lines when necessary
* mark the origin clearly with values

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Author: Harshani Nawarathna

Sri Lankan woman in Computing

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