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Interpreting Data

The students in Five White have been learning about data and how to interpret dataData is information, so interpreting data means finding out what the information is telling us. Data is sometimes shown in tables, graphs and charts to make the information easier to read. It is important to read all the different parts of the graph, table or chart.

Take a look at the column graph below and leave a comment with sentences interpreting the data.

Here are some questions to get you started.

  • What brand of chocolate is the most popular?
  • What brand of chocolate is the least popular?
  • Which brands of chocolate are more popular than Dairy Milk?
  • Which brands of chocolate are less popular than Twirl?
  • How many Crunchie and Snickers chocolate bars were purchased altogether?

Chocolate Sales

Click here to make your own graph.

Tips: Enter your title, X title, Y title, X axis data (e.g. sport, basketball…) and Y axis data (e.g. 12, 15, 26…). Then click ‘create chart’. 

Copy and paste the link ‘share your graph’ (like the one below) in a comment on this post. 

Share Your Graph


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