# The Names of the Heads of Some Families in a Village and the Quantity of Drinking Water Their Family Consumes in One Day Are Given Below. Draw a Bar Graph for this Data. - Mathematics

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The names of the heads of some families in a village and the quantity of drinking water their family consumes in one day are given below. Draw a bar graph for this data.
(Scale: On Y-axis, 1cm = 10 litres of water)

 Name Ramesh Shobha Ayub Julie Rahul Litres of water used 30 litres 60 litres 40 litres 50 litres 55 litres

#### Solution

Steps to draw the bar graph:

(1) In the centre of the graph paper, write the title "Heads and quantity of drinking water consumed".

(2) Draw the X-axis and Y-axis, and mark O, their point of intersection.

(3) Write the names of the head of the families on the X-axis at equal distances.

(4) The quantity of the drinking water consumed is taken on the Y-axis.

(5) Write the scale in the top right-hand corner i.e. 1 cm = 10 litres of water on the Y-axis.

(6) Draw a bar of the appropriate height above the name of each head of the family on the X-axis.

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#### APPEARS IN

Balbharati Mathematics 6th Standard Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 6 Bar Graphs
Practice Set 19 | Q 1 | Page 38