# How do you write the title of a graph?

## How do you write the title of a graph?

Titling the Graph The proper form for a graph title is “y-axis variable vs. x-axis variable.” For example, if you were comparing the the amount of fertilizer to how much a plant grew, the amount of fertilizer would be the independent, or x-axis variable and the growth would be the dependent, or y-axis variable.

## Are graph titles italicized?

When citing a graph from a book on the reference page, use this format: Author. (Publication Date). Title of graph, chart, or table [graph]. Italicize either the title of the book or website.

**What are the labels on a graph called?**

Graph Title: The title appears at the top of the graph and should describe the graph. Axis Labels: The labels that appear along the x and y-axes describing what is being measured.

**How do you label a graph in MLA?**

MLA Graphs, Charts, & Figures Below the figure, provide a label name and its corresponding Arabic numeral (no bold or italics), followed by a period (e.g. Fig. 1.). Figure and Fig. are capitalized in the label of the figure.