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## Graph

A representation of numbers signifying different data sets. Graphs are vitally important in tracking past performance of economic data with the aim of predicting its future behavior. For example, a government agency may create a graph of unemployment claims over time. If claims have trended downward, the agency may predict that unemployment may remain low. Graphs are also crucial for technical analysts, who use them to track securities' performance to help make investment decisions. Graphs are also known as charts.

See chart.

## graph

a means of portraying data in pictorial form that shows the relationship between an INDEPENDENT VARIABLE and a DEPENDENT VARIABLE by labelling and scaling the two axes of the graph to represent the two variables, plotting joint values of the two in the space between the axes and joining these values with a line. Frequently, graphs show time as the independent variable, depicting by means of a line how the dependent variable has changed over time.
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Tickets are \$20, and Graf is donating 100 percent of the proceeds from the Sept.
At 5-1 down, however, Graf secured her first break and, although she could not retrieve the first set, she admitted later that was the "turning point.
Graf smiles because she has achieved more than most players can only dream about.
Graf dedicated this victory to her family - especially her dad Peter, who faces a long sentence in jail in Germany for tax evasion totalling a massive pounds 20million.
Sometimes, having the 300-pound Wilson and 280-pound Graf together can create some interesting situations.
Hingis broke Graf for 5-4 and then served for the match - but was broken to 30 after a tired and unwise drop shot.
Peter Graf was widely disliked on the tennis circuit.
Graf referred to the final against Monica Seles, telling her great Spanish rival: "A few years ago I lost 10-8, and now I won 10-8.
But the 17-year-old's resolve and fragile brilliance cracked, allowing Graf a chance she was never going to spurn and the German won 6-7 (3-7) 6-4 6-3.
Graf said he didn't buy the parcel banking on approval for PeaceHealth's project.
German favourite Graf, 32, and America's hero Agassi, 31, have been together since 1999.
TENNIS stars Andre Agassi and Steffi Graf have decided to marry, probably on Graf's birthday on June 14, a German newspaper reported.

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