**Bar Chart: **

A bar graph is a graph in which the information (data) is represented by using bars of different heights.

A bar chart consists of two axis - namely **vertical axis (y-axis) **and the** horizontal axis (x-axis).**

**Example-**

**How to represent the data in a bar graph?**

Let’s learn with the help of an example.

Represent the data given in the table below in a bar chart.

**Step 1:** Give the title of the bar graph.

**Step 2:** Draw the horizontal axis (x-axis) and vertical axis (y-axis).

**Step 3:** Now label the horizontal axis and the vertical axis.

**Step 4:** Make rectangular bars with equal gaps for each category and give height to their respective numbers.

**Step 5: **The bar graph is ready, observe the height of rectangular bars to compare.

**How to interpret the bar graph?**

Let’s learn with the help of an example.

The bar graph given below represents the favourite fruits of 190 students.

Answer the questions that follow.

**Question 1: **Which fruit is liked by the least number of students?

**Answer: **Kiwi

We can see that the rectangular bar of the smallest height represents the least number of students.

**Question 2:** How many students like oranges?

**Answer: **

The bar representing orange lies exactly between 30 and 40 i.e. 35.

35 students like oranges.

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