1. | The USA Track and Field Committee published the following report illustrating the comparison of lap speed and finishing placement of several top relay teams. Based on the bar graph below, which of the following conclusions is most accurate? |
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2. | The graph below shows how much food has been donated to the local food pantry. Why is the graph above misleading? |
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3. | The graph below shows the number of Olympic medals won by each country in the summer of 2004. Why is the graph misleading? |
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4. | A clothing store surveyed 100 boys aged 12 to 16 about their preferred T-shirt colors. The results are shown in the table. If the store uses only these data to order T-shirts, which conclusion best reflects the data collected? |
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5. | Josie’s older sister works at a computer store. She wants to ask her boss for a raise, so she makes a graph to show how her computer sales have increased over the past six months. The boss thinks that Josie’s graph is misleading. Which of the following best explains why the graph is misleading? |
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6. | Mrs. Dulock surveyed one of her classes to find out their favorite ice cream flavor. There are 30 students surveyed. The results of her survey are listed in the frequency chart below: Which of the following statements cannot be supported by the data in the table to the left? |
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7. | Mrs. Henderson gave her students a math test and recorded the scores in the chart below. Based on the information in the chart, which of the following is NOT a valid conclusion? |
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8. | The bar graph shows the average number of hours that people in different age groups spend watching television each week. Which statement best describes why the graph could be misleading? |
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