Do you know how to read information in a table ?
Avril asks her friends what they like to eat when they go out with their family. She puts her results in the following table.
|Food||Number of Friends|
How many friends did Avril ask?
Which food do Avril's friends like the least?
We can organise how many times something occurs in a table and use it to answer questions.
This video uses an example of a picture graph to understand all the important elements of this type of graph including the rows, columns, title and key.
A group of children are going to the mall and are asked, "What is your favourite shop?" This picture graph shows the store they chose.
Complete the frequency table below for the number of children.
How many children prefer the Sweets shop over the Games shop?
If each picture in a picture graph represents more than 1 item, then we need to multiply the number if pictures by the number of items it represents to find the frequency.
This video shows us how we can use a picture graph to answer questions.
It’s "Back to school" time and a shop recorded the number of pens they sold this week.
How many pens were sold on Wednesday?
How many more pens were sold on Saturday than on Wednesday?
Another name for a picture graph is a pictograph. These graphs use pictures to represent data. One picture can have a value greater than 1, so we need to check the key to make sure we know what it represents.