Numeracy is a foundation skill in the scientific process. So acquisition and ability to apply these skills is necessary for success in Science. Because of their ubiquitious use in science, graphical representation presents a particular set of issues within the topic of numeracy.

The references below cite studies which have investigated this issue in the UK.

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