6th Class Mathematics Data Handling

  • question_answer 3) Catherine threw a dice 40 times and noted the number appearing each time as shown below
    1 3 5 6 6 3 5 4 1 6
    2 5 3 4 6 1 5 5 6 1
    1 2 2 3 5 2 4 5 5 6
    5 1 6 2 3 5 2 4 1 5
    Make a table and enter the data using tally marks. Find the number that appeared. (a) the minimum number of times. (b) the maximum number of times. (c) Find those numbers that appear an equal number of times.

    Answer:

    On arranging the given data in a table using tally marks, we get the following table.

    Makrs Tally marks Number of students
    1 2
    2 3
    3 3
    4 |||| 7
    5 6
    6 7
    Total 40
    (a) From table, we can say that the number that appeared minimum number of times, is 4 i.e. 4 times. (b) From table, we can say that the number that appeared maximum number of times, is 5 i.e. 11 times. (c) From table, we can say that the number that appeared an equal number of times, are 1 and 6 i.e. 7 times.


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