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Procrastination Graphs

 I had a lot of data to present because my questions had many dimensions. The first graph compares hours spent doing homework to hours spent sleeping. I thought this graph set up was the best way to compare both times. The rest of the graphs are in a different format and they may seem confusing at first until you understand what is going on. Each number on the scale is represented by a certain color, which is made clear in the legend on the side. The bar above each section compares the range from the scale answered for that question. For example, in the second graph, one can see that more people "always" do their homework after dinner than "rarely". Also, one can compare positive responses and negative responses. For example, most people chose "always", "most of the time", or "sometimes, but usually" for after dinner (positive responses) as oppose to "sometimes, but usually not", "rarely", and "never" (negative responses). This way of reading the graph is common for all the graphs except the 1st. The free response questions I asked at the beginning and end were just for my interest and not for the purpose of graphing. Also, the option "other" was chosen so infrequently (only two times) that I discarded it from my graphs so as not to have any unnecessary outliers. 

graph 1 



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