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Questions about Frequency Tables

1) A teacher asked each of her students how many novels they had read in the previous six months. The results are shown below.

0 1 5 4 2 1 3 2
2 7 2 5 0 1 0 1
1 2 6 0 2 3 1 2
7 1 4 2 3 1 7 0
0 2 1 1 0 6 1 7

Construct a frequency table for the number of novels read.

2) The frequency table shows the weights in ounces of 30 stones

Weight (oz) Number of Stones

1.2-1.6 5
1.7-2.1 2
2.2-2.6 5
2.7-3.1 5
3.2-3.6 13

Use the above information to construct a cumulative frequency table for the data.

3) Use the following data to construct a bar chart.

Job categories

Clerical Management Maintenance Professional Unemployed
5 4 6 2 1

Create a bar graph and place the above data in a bar graph.

5) Examine the stem and leaf plot below. Find the original data from the stem and leaf plot.

Stem Leaves

1 1,8 6
2 1,1,3,7
3 1,3,3,8,9
4 3,4

6) Create a stem and leaf plot with the following data.

10, 12, 33, 25, 22, 18, 19, 31, 28, 22, 13, 15, 15, 20, 21, 35, 32

Solution Summary

Answers are given in Excel, including graphs where necessary.

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