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    I've struggled a lot with choosing the right scale. So, let's say for instance I had 4, 26, 45, 68, 145, 300, 800, 1300 and I had to plot these values in the y - axis. How do I do that?
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    try use a: Logarithmic scale
    PROS:
    plot a wider range of numbers over a smaller space
    CONS:
    Hard to read exact values
    so, have on the y axis,
    0.1, 1, 10, 100, 1000, 10000 for example
    Go up in powers of 10 instead of by a fixed increment
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    Thanx!
 
 
 
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