Lesson 1.6

# Lesson 1.6 - B = baseball K = basketball F = football H = hockey S = soccer Draw a table with three columns In the first column list each sport

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|||| Lesson 2-1 Example 1 Make a Frequency Table SALES The total amount spent by a sample of customers at a book store is shown in the table below. Make a frequency table of the data. Total Dollars Spent 24 18 9 36 45 29 32 7 40 28 5 41 8 28 25 Step 1 Choose an appropriate scale and interval for the data. scale: 0 to 49 The scale includes all of the data, and the interval interval: 10 separates the scale into equal parts. Step 2 Draw a table with three columns and label the columns Dollars , Tally , and Frequency . Step 3 In the first column, list the intervals. In the second column, tally the data. In the third column, add the tallies. Amount Spent in a Book Store Dollars Tally Frequency 0-9 |||| 4 10-19 | 1 20-29 5 30-39 || 2 40-49 ||| 3

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|||| |||| |||| |||| |||| Example 2 Make a Frequency Table SPORTS Mrs. Greenwood asked her students to name their favorite sport. Make a frequency table of the data that resulted from the survey.
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Unformatted text preview: B = baseball K = basketball F = football H = hockey S = soccer Draw a table with three columns. In the first column, list each sport. Then complete the table. Favorite Sport Sport Tally Frequency baseball | 6 basketball |||| 4 football 5 hockey || 2 soccer ||| 3 Example 3 Interpret a Frequency Table COLOR The frequency table shows the favorite colors selected by a class of preschool children. What do you think is the most commonly selected color? How did you reach your conclusion? Favorite Color Color Tally Frequency red ||| 8 blue ||| 3 pink || 7 yellow 5 orange || 2 According to the frequency table, the color red was selected most often. This suggests that red is the favorite color among the preschool children. Favorite Sport B F S B K F S H B K H K B F F B S F K B...
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## This note was uploaded on 04/20/2011 for the course MATH 101 taught by Professor Ihcsol during the Spring '08 term at Capital University.

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Lesson 1.6 - B = baseball K = basketball F = football H = hockey S = soccer Draw a table with three columns In the first column list each sport

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