by Max Barry

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Region: the South Pacific


East Lodge wrote:no. It's a circle with different sized colors. The information doesn't change the chart size; it changes the data.

The circle is only a projection of the cylinder.

Techolandia wrote:However, real-life pies are three-dimensional, so pie charts are actually cylinders that only appear to be circular because they are viewed from a line that passes through the center of each circular face. Because of this, I think that increasing the sample size would make the pie higher because making the pie wider would cause the circular projection to become larger, but the size of the graph likely does not have any correlation to the sample size.