## How do you explain a trend in a graph?

The y-value of each point generally increases as the x-value increases. We can add a trend line to this graph by adding a line that goes through the middle of the points. Notice that the trend line has a positive slope.

## What is the trend of a line?

A trendline is a line drawn over pivot highs or under pivot lows to show the prevailing direction of price. Trendlines are a visual representation of support and resistance in any time frame. They show direction and speed of price, and also describe patterns during periods of price contraction.

**How do you identify a trend line?**

It is the highs on a downtrend and the lows on an uptrend that will determine a trend line. At least two swing highs or swing lows are needed to draw a trend line in either direction. However, for a trend line to be valid, at least three highs or lows should be used.

**How do you read a trend line?**

If the stock is range-bound, draw a trendline above the high prices and below the low prices. At least 90 to 95 percent of the prices should be contained above or below the trendline. Read the trendline starting with the angle. Ideally, the trendline will be rising or falling in a 30 to 45 degree angle.

### What does a positive trend line mean?

line of best fit

### What is the slope of the horizontal line?

The slope of a line is change in Y / change in X. The slope of a horizontal line = 0, not undefined. The slope of a vertical line = undefined.

**How do you write an introduction to a line graph?**

Steps: How to write IELTS Line Graphs

- Have a clear introduction.
- Put all main trends in an overview statement – this should be contained in one paragraph.
- Use a range of vocabulary and do not make spelling mistakes.

**How do you describe multiple lines on a graph?**

In a multiple line graph, there are two or more lines in the graph connecting two or more sets of data points. The independent variable is listed along the horizontal, or x, axis and the quantity or value of the data is listed along the vertical, or y, axis. Lastly, the legend, or key, states what each line represents.

## What are the lines called on a graph?

Abscissa – The horizontal line, or x-axis, of a graph. Arc – A portion of the circumference of a circle. Axis – One of the lines that is used to form a graph. There is the horizontal x-axis and the vertical y-axis in a two dimensional graph.

## What does a line graph look like?

The line graph consists of a horizontal x-axis and a vertical y-axis. For example, the x-axis could be days, weeks, quarters, or years, while the y-axis shows revenue in dollars. Data points are plotted and connected by a line in a “dot-to-dot” fashion.

**What is linear equation graph?**

A linear equation is an equation with two variables whose graph is a line. The graph of the linear equation is a set of points in the coordinate plane that all are solutions to the equation. When choosing your points try to include both positive and negative values as well as zero.

**What is an exponential graph?**

At the most basic level, an exponential function is a function in which the variable appears in the exponent. The most basic exponential function is a function of the form y=bx y = b x where b is a positive number. When b>1 the function grows in a manner that is proportional to its original value.

### Why is a graph exponential?

In an exponential graph, the “rate of change” increases (or decreases) across the graph. The graphs of functions of the form y = bx have certain characteristics in common. There is no x-intercept with the parent function since it is asymptotic to the x-axis (approaches the x-axis but does not touch or cross it).

### What is the formula for an exponential graph?

Determine the exponential function in the form y = a 2 d x + k y=a2^{dx}+k y=a2dx+k of the given graph. In order to solve this problem, we’re going to need to find the variables “a”, “d” and “k”. Remember, we can find “k” from the graph, as it is the horizontal asymptote.

**What does exponential growth look like on a graph?**

An exponential function that goes up from left to right is called “Exponential Growth”. In Example 2, the graph goes downwards as it goes from left to right making it a decreasing function. An exponential function that goes down from left to right is called “Exponential Decay”.

**How do you tell if a graph is exponential or linear?**

On a graph, an exponential function is always curved (like a gradual slope) and a linear function is always straight (like a line).