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  • Pie charts should be converted into accessible tables.
  • It is not necessary to describe the visual attributes of the charts, e.g., red wedge, blue lines, etc., unless there is an explicit need such as an exam question referring to these attributes.
  • It is helpful to list the numbers from smallest to largest, regardless of how they are presented in the image.


The figure is a pie chart. The data can be shown in the following table.

Program Expenses

  Expense     % of total     Dollar Amount  
  Program Supplies and Expenses     2%   $3,939
  Registry Participation Initiatives     12%   $26,053
  Registry Operation and Enhancements     28%   $63,820
  Personnel   28%   $63,868
  Educational Initiatives   30%   $68,860

Funding for this project is provided by the National Science Foundation.