Three common graphs are shown in Figure A-l- The pic (hart in panel <a> shows how total income in the United States is divided among the sources of income, including compensation of employees, corporate profits, and so on. A slice of the pie represents each source's share of the total. The (xrr graph in panel (b) compares income for four countries. The height of each bar represents the average income in each country. The time-series grapJi in panel (c) traces the rising productivity in the U.S. business sector over time. The height of the line shows output per hour 111 each year. You have probably seen similar graphs in newspapers and magazines.
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