### Chap 16 Data Handling: Activity 3(a) Interpreting Line Graphs

Source of Graph: Singapore Statistics. (2010, April 18). Statistics: Social Indicators. Retrieved from http://www.singstat.gov.sg/stats/charts/socind.html

The graph shows information about mobile phone subscribers in Singapore.

(a) Give a meaningful title to the line graph.
(b) In one sentence or a short paragraph, what does the graph tell us about the subscription of mobile phone services from the year 1999 to year 2009?

1. a) Citizens who subscribe to mobile phones.

b) It increases drastically from 1999 to 2000, increases slowly from 2000 to 2006, then increases drastically again from 2006 to 2007, and increases slowly again from 2007 to 2009.

2. a) Statistics on people who subscribe to mobile phones

b)It shows the people who subscribe to mobile phones are increasing every year

3. a) Number of people subscribing to mobile phones

b) It shows an increase in the number of people subscribing to mobile phones every year.

4. a) Number of mobile phone subscribers in Singapore

b) It increased the most between 1999 and 2000 then it slowed from 2000 to 2006 but there was an increase in the rate of increase from 2006 to 2007. It slowed down again from 2007 to 2009.
Overall, there were increases in every year shown on the graph.

5. 1. "Number of Mobile Phone Subscribers from 1999 to 2009"

2.Overall, the graph shows the number of mobile phone subscribers are increasing from 1999 to 2009.

6. a) Singaporean Subscribers of Mobile Phones.

b) The subscription of mobile phone services has gone up greatly and steadily between 1999 and 2009.

7. a) Singaporean Subscriptions of Mobile Phones.

b) Generally the whole trend is an up trend where by 1999 and 2007, there was a clear sharp increase in the amount of subscribers.

8. a) Mobile Phone Subscribers
b) The number of people subscribing to mobile phones are increasing throughout the years. The increase during year 2000 to year 2006 is constant.

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9. Number of mobile phone subscribers in Singapore
The number of people subscribing for mobile phones is increasing

10. a) Number of phone subscribers in Singapore
b) The number of phone subscribers is increasing from 1999 to 2009.

11. Number of phone subscribers in Singapore from 1999 to 2009
The number of people subscribing to phones has increased from 1999 to 2009.

12. (a) Population of people who are phone subscribers in Singapore

(b) The number of people who are phone subscribers is increasing from 1999 to 2009.

13. Amount of mobile subscriptions in Singapore

The number of subscribers are gradually increasing over the years.

14. a. The number of mobile phones Singaporeans subscribed from 1999 to 2009

b. The number of Singaporeans who subscribed mobile phone has increased between 1999 and 2009.

15. (a)People who subscribed to phones.

(b)The subscriptions have increased from 1999 to 2009

16. a) Total number of mobile subscriptions in Singapore from 1999 to 2009
b) More people subscribe as from 1999 to 2009

17. (a) Number of Singaporeans who subscribe to mobile phones.

(B) The number of mobile phone subscribers in Singapore increased from 1999 to 2009.