Lesson

Do you know how to count a tally? Tally marks are in groups of $5$5. Once there are $4$4 vertical ones written, the fifth one is drawn horizontally through them.

Five students tallied cats that they saw on the way home from school one day.

Name | Number of cats |
---|---|

Kate | |

Ned | |

Joanne | || |

Paul | |

Sean |

How many cats did they see all together?

This video shows how to create a frequency table to display data.

Ms Williams has the following fruit stickers in her drawer:

Count the number of each type of sticker and fill in the table.

Fruit Number of Stickers Lemon $4$4 Apple $\editable{}$ Grapes $\editable{}$ Orange $\editable{}$ Which sticker was most common?

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Remember!

Frequency means how often something occurs, or how many times it is counted.

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