Lesson

Can you read information from picture graphs?

A poll was taken to find people's favourite cupcake flavours. The votes are shown in the picture graph.

Cupcake Flavours | Number of People |
---|---|

Strawberry | |

Chocolate | |

Vanilla | |

Chocolate Chip | |

Banana |

Where represents $3$3 votes.

How many people voted for Strawberry?

What was the most popular cupcake flavour?

Chocolate chip

AStrawberry

BBanana

CChocolate chip

AStrawberry

BBanana

C

Let's learn more about how to create and read column graphs.

This table shows the number of badges five students sold for a local charity.

Students |
Number of badges |
---|---|

Derek | $70$70 |

William | $65$65 |

Frank | $75$75 |

Sandy | $60$60 |

Tara | $65$65 |

Create a column graph which shows the number of badges by student.

Which student sold the same number of badges as Tara?

Frank

ADerek

BWilliam

CFrank

ADerek

BWilliam

C

Remember!

Check the scale on a column graph. The ticks or marks may not always be worth $1$1.

selects appropriate methods to collect data, and constructs, compares, interprets and evaluates data displays, including tables, picture graphs and column graphs M