Lesson

Can you read information from picture graphs ?

A poll was taken to find people's favorite cupcake flavors. The votes are shown in the picture graph.

a

How many people voted for Strawberry?

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b

What was the most popular cupcake flavor?

A

Chocolate chip

B

Strawberry

C

Banana

Worked Solution

Idea summary

Look for the key to know the value of each picture in a picture graph.

Let's learn more about how to create and read column graphs.

This table shows the number of badges five students sold for a local charity.

Students | Number of badges |
---|---|

\text{Derek} | 70 |

\text{William} | 65 |

\text{Frank} | 75 |

\text{Sandy} | 60 |

\text{Tara} | 65 |

a

Create a column graph which shows the number of badges by student.

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b

Which student sold the same number of badges as Tara?

A

Frank

B

Derek

C

William

Worked Solution

Idea summary

Check the scale on a column graph. The ticks or marks may not always be worth 1.

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