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  1. Study the graph with this article and write a paragraph describing how it might be improved.
  2. Draw a similar graph but one which represents the percentages accurately. How difficult is this task?
  3. What do the percentages in the graph add up to? How do you explain that this value does not equal 100%?
  4. How many smokers quit in NSW?
  5. What do the percentages of quitters in each state add up to? How do you explain that this value does not equal 100%?
  6. Draw a graph to show the relative success of the six states in quitting smoking. Which is the most surprising state given their relative populations?



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