Lesson

Can you count up by fives? Let's practice now. Continue this pattern: 5,\,10,\,15,\,20\,...

When you're counting up with this pattern, you are actually looking at multiples of five and saying the answers to your five times tables. Being able to count up by fives or recall your five times tables will help you to quickly add up tally marks.

Find the product of 5\times 6.

Worked Solution

Idea summary

You can use your knowledge of the 10 times tables and halve the answers to work out your 5 times tables.

You can also reverse this strategy and double the answers to 5 times tables to work out the answers to the 10 times tables.

This video shows how to turn tally marks into a table.

A restaurant owner recorded how many employees arrived early, on time or late.

a

Complete the table.

Worked Solution

b

How many employees did the restaurant owner survey in total?

Worked Solution

Idea summary

Tally marks are in groups of 5. Once there are 4 vertical ones written, the fifth one is drawn horizontally through them.

This video shows how to create a table.

Ms Williams has the following fruit stickers in her drawer:

a

Count the number of each type of sticker and fill in the table.

Fruit | Number of Stickers |
---|---|

\text{Lemon} | 4 |

\text{Apple} | |

\text{Grapes} | |

\text{Orange} |

Worked Solution

b

Which sticker was most common?

A

B

Worked Solution

Idea summary

Frequency tables show how many of each item there is.

selects appropriate methods to collect data, and constructs, compares, interprets and evaluates data displays, including tables, picture graphs and column graphs M