A pie chart titled votes yes to proposition number 1. Independents, 75 percent; republicans, 55 percent; democrats, 42 percent.
An exit poll shows how certain parties voted on Proposition #1. Explain how the given graph is deceptive.
Complete the statements based on the pie chart.
Pie charts are used to compare
✔ parts of a whole
✔ the difference between groups
. This misleads the viewer to think
✔ less than
half the people in all three parties voted Yes on Issue #1, when
✔ more than
half of Republicans and Independents actually voted Yes on Issue #1.
Parts of whole
the diff between groups