5th Math Data Math language and concepts re Data

5th Math Data Math language and concepts re Data

Question Answer
What is data? A collection of facts or numbers
What was one of the first activities Mr Sommers had the class do when we started data? Balance numbers using cubes
What word do we use in math to tell us which number or item occurs the most OR is the most common? Average
What is the average of these lengths? 5, 20, 50, 5 20
Name one way we can gather data Make a tally
How many tally marks in a set? 5
When we gather the data ( count the tallies) what do we need to do next? Organise the data
Name one way we can organise the data? By putting the tally count in a table
Can you eat your dinner off a data table? No
When you have completed the table what do you do next with the data you have collected and organised? You can represent it in a bar chart
What tool must you always use when drawing a bar chart? A ruler
What is a multiple bar chart? A bar chart that has shows more than one set of results side by side.

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