Statistics

Lesson

There are many ways of organising data so that we can understand the data more easily. One of the ways of presenting data is with a frequency table. The word frequency means "how many" or "the number of" so a frequency table tells us how many of each item we have. Look at this video to see how we can create a frequency table.

Remember!

A frequency table is a table which show the "number of" or "frequency of" each item.

QUESTION 1

Mr. Rodriguez recorded the number of pets owned by each of the students in his class. He found that $15$15 people had no pets, $19$19 people had one pet, $3$3 people had two pets and $8$8 people had three pets.

Write Mr. Rodriguez's results in the frequency table below.

Number of Pets Frequency $0$0 $\editable{}$ $1$1 $\editable{}$ $2$2 $\editable{}$ $3$3 $\editable{}$

The average temperature for each month in Tallsville was recorded in the table below.

Month | Temperature |
---|---|

January | $32$32 |

February | $24$24 |

March | $29$29 |

April | $21$21 |

May | $27$27 |

June | $31$31 |

July | $25$25 |

August | $19$19 |

September | $15$15 |

October | $29$29 |

November | $26$26 |

December | $30$30 |

Which month was the hottest?

September

AFebruary

BJuly

CJanuary

DWhich month was the coldest?

February

ASeptember

BJanuary

CJuly

DWhich two months had the same average temperature?

February

AOctober

BMarch

CJuly

D

Monica asked $30$30 people to choose their favourite type of movie. $10$10 people chose Action, $14$14 people chose Comedy and $6$6 people chose Documentary.

Type of Movie | Frequency |
---|---|

$A$A |
$10$10 |

$B$B |
$14$14 |

$C$C |
$6$6 |

Which answer shows the correct type of movie categories for $A$

`A`, $B$`B`, and $C$`C`?A - Action

B - Comedy

C - Documentary

AA - Action

B - Documentary

C - Comedy

BA - Comedy

B - Action

C - Documentary

CA - Comedy

B - Documentary

C - Action

D