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 Question 319414: how do you explain to a person how to draw a graphAnswer by josmiceli(9661)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Most people know what "graph paper" is It's a paper filled with small squares. Just pick any corner of a square somewhere near the middle of the page. Draw a horizontal line through the point. Draw a vertical line through the same point. A graph is a series of connected points. Suppose you want to plot the point (3,5). This says: "go to the right from the point you picked 3 squares. Then go up from the point you picked 5 squares. This is the point (3,5) Suppose you want to plot the point (-3,-5). This says: "go to the left from the point you picked 3 squares. Then go down from the point you picked 5 squares. This is the point (-3,-5)