2104 Univariate Data - Frequency Tables & % Frequency Tables

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2104 Univariate Data - Frequency Tables & % Frequency Tables - Quiz

Frequency tables are used display data in a compact informative manner. They are particularly useful when values are turned into percentages because it then gives the audience a better feel for what is happening with the data overall.


Questions and Answers
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    A survey was done in the street to find out what menu items are the focus for a local restaurant. The following tally was the result at the end of Saturday evening trading.How many meals were ordered?

    Explanation
    The tally shows that 70 meals were ordered at the local restaurant.

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    A survey was done in the street to find out what menu items are the focus for a local restaurant. The following tally was the result at the end of Saturday evening trading.How many people ordered Fish & Chips

    Explanation
    The tally shows that 7 people ordered Fish & Chips at the local restaurant.

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    A survey was done in the street to find out what menu items are the focus for a local restaurant. The following tally was the result at the end of Saturday evening trading.How many people ordered Pasta

    Explanation
    The tally shows that 15 people ordered pasta at the local restaurant.

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    A survey was done in the street to find out what menu items are the focus for a local restaurant. The following tally was the result at the end of Saturday evening trading.Correct to one decimal place, what percentage of people ordered Pizza?

    Explanation
    The answer 14.3, 14.3% indicates that 14.3% of the people who participated in the survey ordered pizza. This percentage is calculated by dividing the number of people who ordered pizza by the total number of people surveyed and then multiplying by 100. The result is rounded to one decimal place, which is 14.3%.

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    A survey was done in the street to find out what menu items are the focus for a local restaurant. The following tally was the result at the end of Saturday evening trading.Correct to one decimal place, what percentage of people ordered Meat & Veg?

    Explanation
    The tally shows that 28.6% of the people surveyed ordered Meat & Veg. This means that out of all the menu items, Meat & Veg was chosen by almost one-third of the participants in the survey.

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    The frequency table below shows the tally for a summer camp for Australian children in the Blue Mountains in New South Wales. Each participant was asked which state they were born in.How many participants were born in 'Other' States?

    Explanation
    The tally in the frequency table shows that there were 23 participants born in 'Other' states.

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    The frequency table below shows the tally for a summer camp for Australian children in the Blue Mountains in New South Wales. Each participant was asked which state they were born in.What percentage of participants were born in Victoria? (to the nearest whole number)

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    The frequency table below shows the tally for a summer camp for Australian children in the Blue Mountains in New South Wales. Each participant was asked which state they were born in.What percentage of participants were born in Western Australia? (correct to nearest whole number)

    Explanation
    The frequency table shows the tally for the participants' birth states in a summer camp in the Blue Mountains. The given answer states that 9% of the participants were born in Western Australia. This means that out of the total number of participants, 9% of them were born in Western Australia. The tally count of participants born in Western Australia is 9. Therefore, the correct answer is 9%, 9.

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