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There are **17** NRICH Mathematical resources connected to **Frequency tables and bar charts**, you may find related items under Handling, processing and representing data.

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### If the World Were a Village

This activity is based on data in the book 'If the World Were a Village'. How will you represent your chosen data for maximum effect?

Age 5 to 11

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### Sticky Data

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?'.

Age 5 to 7

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### Birdwatch

Have a look at this data from the RSPB 2011 Birdwatch. What can you say about the data?

Age 7 to 11

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### Class 5's Names

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?

Age 7 to 11

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### Who's the Best?

Which countries have the most naturally athletic populations?

Age 11 to 14

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### Substitution Cipher

Find the frequency distribution for ordinary English, and use it to help you crack the code.

Age 11 to 14

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### Real Statistics

Have a look at this table of how children travel to school. How does it compare with children in your class?

Age 7 to 11

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### How Big Are Classes 5, 6 and 7?

Use the two sets of data to find out how many children there are in Classes 5, 6 and 7.

Age 7 to 11

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### A Population Survey

A geographical survey: answer the tiny questionnaire and then analyse all the collected responses...

Age 14 to 18

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### Challenging Data Tasks: The Making of "Where Are You Flying?"

How was the data for this problem compiled? A guided tour through the process.

Age 16 to 18

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### Where Are You Flying?

Where do people fly to from London? What is good and bad about these representations?

Age 14 to 18

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### It's a Scrabble

Letters have different values in Scrabble - how are they decided upon? And would the values be the same for other languages?

Age 7 to 11

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### Data Matching

Use your skill and judgement to match the sets of random data.

Age 14 to 18

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### Presenting the Project

Have a look at all the information Class 5 have collected about themselves. Can you find out whose birthday it is today?

Age 7 to 11

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### What Does it Say to You?

Written for teachers, this article discusses mathematical representations and takes, in the second part of the article, examples of reception children's own representations.

Age 5 to 11

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### The Pet Graph

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?

Age 7 to 11

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