Tassie footy's TV challenge


It is interesting to compare the bar chart presented in this article with the line graph in the article, TFL final crowds alarm. With a scale which starts at zero the graph permits accurate comparisons of the attendances over the years. The trend upward from 1992 could be a basis for discussion. Will it continue? What factors might influence change?

It is interesting that within the article, reported totals for five year periods are given which show the most recent five years in comparison with the five previous seasons. In this comparision the recent improvement is not apparent. Students might discuss why one would wish to present the data in this fashion.


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