5.1.5 Types of diagrams

5.1.5 Types of diagrams

In practice, a very large variety of diagrams are in use and new ones are constantly being added. For the sake of convenience and simplicity they may be divided under the following heads :

I. One-dimensional diagrams eg. Bar diagrams

II. Two-dimensional diagrams eg. Rectangles, squares and circles.

III. Three-dimensional diagrams, eg. Cubes, cylinders and spheres.

IV. Pictograms and cartograms.

Each of these types is discussed in detail in the following pages.

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