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Angelica Lo Duca
Angelica Lo Duca

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Using Slope Charts to Simplify Your Data Visualization

We may plot charts to include as many concepts as possible in our visualization. As a result, our chart could be difficult to read and distracting. For this reason, before plotting anything, sit in your chair and plan what you want to communicate. Then, look at your data and decide what is effectively necessary to plot. Leave the rest out of your visualization.

In this tutorial, we’ll see how to use slope charts to simplify an overwhelming trendline. If you are a data analyst, you might jump out of your chair and get scared because, using a slope chart, you will see a significant loss of information. But I assure you that, in some cases, it will really be worth it.

Let’s see the cases where a slope chart can be used.

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