Last June in this space we observed that graphs are a great way to present information, but even the best need some sort of explanation. Or do they? Readers rose to the challenge of determining what the charts described without benefit of labels on the X and Y axes, so in this 2010 iteration we’ve upped the ante. Can you identify the realities captured in the six charts below?
Sources: Congressional Budget Office, U.S. Census Bureau, Pew Research Center, APPA, company reports
Answers: 1–B; 2–C; 3–D; 4–A; 5–A; 6–B