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For questions about burn-down and burn-up charts, which provide graphical representations of (respectively) the amount of work remaining or work completed over a specified time period such as an iteration or release plan.

Update on 2023-10-14

The tags for burn-up and burn-down charts have been merged and synonyms added. The tags similar enough that they don't justify separate tags. However, this tag information ought to be updated to define the differences in terms of when to use the tag, and not just Wikipedia definitions of the terms.

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Wiki definition:

A burn down chart is a graphical representation of work left to do versus time. The outstanding work (or ) is often on the vertical axis, with time along the horizontal. That is, it is a run chart of outstanding work. It is useful for predicting when all of the work will be completed. It is often used in software development methodologies such as . However, burn down charts can be applied to any project containing measurable progress over time. Outstanding work can be represented in terms of either time or .

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