Statistics

Mr. Westwood asked the students in his class to pick whether they prefer swimming or cycling. He displayed the results in a two-way table.

Boys | Girls | |
---|---|---|

Swimming | $11$11 | $14$14 |

Cycling | $7$7 | $11$11 |

a

How many boys picked swimming?

b

How many girls picked cycling?

c

Did more boys prefer swimming or cycling?

Swimming

A

Cycling

B

Swimming

A

Cycling

B

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Conduct investigations using the statistical enquiry cycle: – gathering, sorting, and displaying multivariate category and wholenumber data and simple time-series data to answer questions;– identifying patterns and trends in context, within and between data sets; – communicating findings, using data displays