# 10.03 Column Graphs

Lesson

Can you read information from picture graphs?

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

Cupcake Flavours Number of People
Strawberry
Chocolate
Vanilla
Chocolate Chip
Banana

Where represents $3$3 votes.

1. How many people voted for Strawberry?

2. What was the most popular cupcake flavour?

Chocolate chip

A

Strawberry

B

Banana

C

Chocolate chip

A

Strawberry

B

Banana

C

## Learn

### Apply

##### Question 1

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

Students

Derek $70$70
William $65$65
Frank $75$75
Sandy $60$60
Tara $65$65
1. Create a column graph which shows the number of badges by student.

2. Which student sold the same number of badges as Tara?

Frank

A

Derek

B

William

C

Frank

A

Derek

B

William

C

Remember!

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

### Outcomes

#### MA2-18SP

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