After studying this course, you should be able to:
explain in English and by using examples, the conventions and language used in graph drawing to someone not studying the course
use the following terms accurately, and be able to explain them to someone else: ‘time-series graph’, ‘conversion graph’, ‘directly proportional relationship’, ‘“straight-line” relationship’, ‘gradient’, ‘intercept’, ‘x-coordinate’, ‘y-coordinate’, ‘coordinate pair’, ‘variable’, ‘independent variable’, ‘dependent variable’, ‘average speed’, ‘velocity’, ‘distance-time graph’
draw a graph on a sheet of graph paper, from a table of data, correctly plotting the points, labelling the graph and scaling and labelling the axes
draw and use a graph to convert between a quantity measured in one system of units to the same quantity measured in a different system
write down the formula of a straight-line graph, and be able to explain, using sketches, the meaning of the terms ‘gradient’ and ‘intercept’.