Practice #16 Answers
Given the bar graph containing double bars, answer the questions
- What trends do you notice in the graph?
The percentages of the population completing
high school and college have been rising in recent decades.
- Approximately what percentage more
students graduated from high school than college in the 1960's?
Approximately 33% more students
graduated from high school than college in the 1960's.
- As the percentages of high school and
college graduates have risen in past decades, have the percents
grown closer together, or farther apart?
The percents have grown farther apart,
because the percent of students completing high school has risen
faster than the percent of students completing college.
Changes in the Educational Attainment
of the Adult Population
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