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Pie Charts and Bar Charts with Excel

Pie charts and bar charts are useful visualisations for categorical data. Watch Adrian Gepp explain how to create them in Excel.

From watching this video, you can now do more than just interpret and explain pie and bar charts, you can start to make your own!

Remember to follow along with your own data or use the data in the video and share on our Padlet wall if you wish to join in.

Next we’ll demonstrate how to construct histograms with Excel.

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Data Analytics for Decision Making: An Introduction to Using Excel

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