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So what are the .25 .5 etc on the bottom line and what is the 0-2-4 etc on the side and what is the curvey line running through the bars?

And how did you know the first bar is for beekeepers with 10% losses? Etc etc

You don't, they are very poor graphs.

I looked at them and couldn't decipher so I gave up.

Probably won't bother with the survey this year.

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Afraid I'm with @Janice

This is a really useful project but it needs to spend some effort on presenting its results.

I hear what @Dennis Crowley has to say, but this surely is either a preliminary, or a lazy, effort, and I hope they do a bit better next time.

So what are the .25 .5 etc on the bottom line and what is the 0-2-4 etc on the side and what is the curvey line running through the bars?

And how did you know the first bar is for beekeepers with 10% losses? Etc etc

This is an example of a terrible graph, the axis' aren't labelled, not sure why they don't intersect at 0, and the trendline is a bit weird. All perfectly reasonable questions @frazzledfozzle.

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Thanks @frazzledfozzle and everyone else I thought something was wrong but wasnt sure if it was me or the graphs.

Thought it was the graphs but then i have been wrong before so just wasnt sure,

Probably spent too long late at night trying to figure it out.

Just for the record I gave filling in the questionaire a go twice but got upset at the bias and restrictiveness of it and gave up.

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So what are the .25 .5 etc on the bottom line and what is the 0-2-4 etc on the side and what is the curvey line running through the bars?

And how did you know the first bar is for beekeepers with 10% losses? Etc etc

If you were to add the height of all the bars, measured against the vertical axis, then you would get a value of 1.0 because the vertical axis is the % of the group expressed as a fraction of one. The horizontal axis is % losses by each beekeeper, again expressed as a fraction of one. So the first bar is 0-10, the second 10-20 and so on.

 

Please also note that just because I can read these graphs doesn't mean I'm defending them as a suitable way to present the data. Best case, these are interim results and the full description is yet to come.

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Quite possibly but I could not say, "Just in case it might put me off side with you".:whistle::whistle::whistle:

 

You could never be on my bad side @Trevor Gillbanks :love:

 

If you were to add the height of all the bars, measured against the vertical axis, then you would get a value of 1.0 because the vertical axis is the % of the group expressed as a fraction of one. The horizontal axis is % losses by each beekeeper, again expressed as a fraction of one. So the first bar is 0-10, the second 10-20 and so on.

 

Oh yeah silly me :confused::confused::what::what::what::what::what::confused::confused::confused::sick::sick::sick::sick:

 

Lol Rob I honestly have no idea of what you just said!

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Oh yeah silly me :confused::confused::what::what::what::what::what::confused::confused::confused::sick::sick::sick::sick:

 

Lol Rob I honestly have no idea of what you just said!

I thought you would need a lie down and a big think after reading robs post

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