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Data Analysis Data Visualization with Excel Practicing Data Visualization in Excel Data Visualization Final Review

Pie chart for the revenue split.

To visualize the revenue split of the BoxOfficeWeekend quiz I would use the pie chart which didn't get expected. Instead the bar chart got. For which reason? I my eyes the pie chart makes more sense.

1 Answer

Eric M
Eric M
11,517 Points

HI Hakim,

I can't say exactly why the author of this course made that decision, but I would chose a bar chart over a pie chart 9 out of 10 times.

Pie charts are difficult for most people to accurately read, they can often give mistaken impressions.

There's many many articles about this online, but why not start with this one.

Cheers,

Eric