Types of Charts
|Go upGo down
Reach (a point)
Types of Movement
Movement over Time
|There was a gradual decline in sales.Sales declined gradually||(noun usage)(verb usage)|
Enrollment increased by 4% in 1997.
There was a 4% increase in enrollment in 1997.
|Immigration rose to 800,000 in 1999.Immigration rose by 20,000 in 1999.||(to a point/number)(by increment)|
There was a 20% rise in immigration. (percentage)
Taxes remained the same from 2000 to 2001.
Taxes continued at 15% for two years.
Static (non-movement) Description
Sales stood at $1,400,000 in 1998.
Profits were $27,000 in 1999.
There was a loss of $21,000 in 2001.
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