Question Type: Graphing

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Graphing enables students to answer a question by plotting points or expressing a linear, quadratic, or exponential equation on a graph. This is an auto-graded question type and is ideal for subjects like Math and Physics. 

The Graphing question type is available on the Quizizz Individual (Super) and School & District Plans

To use this question type, begin by selecting the type of solution for your question. Choose between points, linear, quadratic, and exponential solutions. Then, enter your question and mark the correct answer on the graph. Here's how you can mark correct answers for the different solution types.

Point solutions

Click to mark a point and drag the point to move it around the graph. Click the point again to delete it. You can add up to ten points on the graph. Students can then plot these points on their graph to answer the question. 

Teacher's view: 

Student's view:

Linear solutions

Click and drag the two points displayed on the straight line to move it around the graph. Move the line until it represents the correct equation. Students can then perform the same action on the line displayed on their graph to represent the solution to your question. 

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Quadratic solutions

Click and drag the two points on the given parabola to move it around the graph. While one point controls the vertex of the parabola, the other point controls its width.

Modify the parabola until it represents the solution to your question. Similarly, your students can modify the parabola shown on their end to express the correct quadratic equation. 

Teacher's view: 

Student's view:

Exponential solutions

Click and drag the two points and the asymptote until the graph represents the exponential solution to your question. Your students can then perform the same action on their graph to mark the correct equation.

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Note that only one linear/quadratic/exponential equation can be marked per question. For these solution types, the bottom of your screen will display the equation represented by the graph as you click and drag the points and lines around. 

This is visible only to you while creating the question, and will not be visible to your students when they answer it. Click on 'Participants' view' at the bottom of your screen to see how the question will appear on your students' screens. 


Adding non-interactive plots

You can edit the graph to change the number of units displayed. You can also add points, lines, and curves to the chart. These elements will be displayed as non-interactive plots on the graph shown to your students. Here are the steps you can follow to add them.


- Click on 'Edit Chart' at the top-right corner of your graph
- Click on 'Points' to add and move points across your graph 
- Click on 'Linear' to add and modify expressions of linear equations 
- Click on 'Quadratic' to express quadratic equations 
- Click on 'Exponential' to add and modify exponential equations 
- Click on 'Undo' to erase your most recent addition and 'Clear all' to remove all non-interactive plots 
- Click on '20 units' to increase the scale of your graph to 20 units

To learn more about the Graphing question type, here is a playlist of videos you can refer to. 

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