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10.05 Effective data displays

Lesson

Are you ready?

Do you know how to read tables, picture graphs, column graphs?

A grocery store created the following pie graph of fruit sold in their store:

  1. What is the least common fruit sold?

    Apples

    A

    Blueberries

    B

    Limes

    C

    Oranges

    D

    Apples

    A

    Blueberries

    B

    Limes

    C

    Oranges

    D
  2. What is the second most common fruit sold?

    Apples
    A

    Oranges

    B

    Grapes

    C

    Blueberries

    D
    Apples
    A

    Oranges

    B

    Grapes

    C

    Blueberries

    D

Learn

This video explores different types of graphs, and things to think about when you want to how to display data.

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Question 1

The table shows Year $5$5's answers to the survey question "Do you own a pet?".

What is the best way to display this data?

Yes $94$94
No $16$16
  1. Picture graph

    A

    Pie graph

    B

    Picture graph

    A

    Pie graph

    B

Learn

This video explores things to think about when you are choosing what type of graph suits the data you want to display.

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Question 2

This column graph and pie graph show the number of times that each type of sport is played.

  1. In which display is it easier to see the sport that was played the most?

    Pie chart

    A

    Column graph

    B

    Pie chart

    A

    Column graph

    B
  2. In which display is it easier to see the sports that were played a similar amount of times?
    Pie chart
    A

    Column graph

    B
    Pie chart
    A

    Column graph

    B

 

Remember!

Different graphs are useful to display different types of data. 

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

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