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There are 14 NRICH Mathematical resources connected to Frequency tables and bar charts, you may find related items under Handling, processing and representing data.Broad Topics > Handling, processing and representing data > Frequency tables and bar charts
You'll need to work in a group on this problem. Use your sticky notes to show the answer to questions such as 'how many girls are there in your group?'.
Have a look at this data from the RSPB 2011 Birdwatch. What can you say about the data?
Class 5 were looking at the first letter of each of their names. They created different charts to show this information. Can you work out which member of the class was away on that day?
Have a look at this table of how children travel to school. How does it compare with children in your class?
Use the two sets of data to find out how many children there are in Classes 5, 6 and 7.
What do these statistics about family size mean?
A geographical survey: answer the tiny questionnaire and then analyse all the collected responses...
How was the data for this problem compiled? A guided tour through the process.
Where do people fly to from London? What is good and bad about these representations?
Letters have different values in Scrabble - how are they decided upon? And would the values be the same for other languages?
Use your skill and judgement to match the sets of random data.
Have a look at all the information Class 5 have collected about themselves. Can you find out whose birthday it is today?
Written for teachers, this article discusses mathematical representations and takes, in the second part of the article, examples of reception children's own representations.
Tim's class collected data about all their pets. Can you put the animal names under each column in the block graph using the information?